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Anti-angiogenic effects of pterogynidine alkaloid isolated from Alchornea glandulosa
(BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2009-05-22) [Artigo]
Background: Angiogenesis, a complex multistep process that comprehends proliferation, migration and anastomosis of endothelial cells (EC), has a major role in the development of pathologic conditions such as inflammatory ...
The use of standard methodology for determination of antifungal activity of natural products against medical yeasts Candida sp and Cryptococcus sp
(Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 2007-09-01) [Artigo]
Metodologias para determinar atividade antifúngica foram desenvolvidas com adaptações para avaliar produtos naturais. As mais usadas são bioautografia e o método de difusão em agar, que empregam meios de cultura complexos, ...
Cryptomoschatone D2 from Cryptocarya mandioccana: cytotoxicity against human cervical carcinoma cell lines
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2009) [Artigo]
Among the substances isolated from Cryptocarya sp, some styrylpyrones, such as goniothalamin, demonstrate antiproliferative activity in a broad range of human cell lines. In the present study, we assessed the cytotoxicity ...
Ethanolic extract of Casearia sylvestris and its clerodane diterpen (caseargrewiin F) protect against DNA damage at low concentrations and cause DNA damage at high concentrations in mice's blood cells
(Mutagenesis, 2009-11-01) [Artigo]
Casearia sylvestris is used in Brazil as a popular medicine to treat ulcer, inflammation and tumour. Caseargrewiin F is a clerodane diterpene isolated from the ethanolic leaf extract of C.sylvestris. The aim of the study ...