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Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester: Consequences of Its Hydrophobicity in the Oxidative Functions and Cytokine Release by Leukocytes
(Evidence-based Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
Numerous anti-inflammatory properties have been attributed to caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), an active component of propolis. NADPH oxidases are multienzymatic complexes involved in many inflammatory diseases. Here, ...
Redox-active biflavonoids from Garcinia brasiliensis as inhibitors of neutrophil oxidative burst and human erythrocyte membrane damage
(Journal Of Ethnopharmacology, 2015-08-27) [Artigo]
Garcinia brasiliensis, a plant native to the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest, is used in traditional medicine to treat inflammation of the urinary tract, peptic ulcers, arthritis and other conditions. The purposes of this study ...
Biologically Active Eremophilane-Type Sesquiterpenes from Camarops sp., an Endophytic Fungus Isolated from Alibertia macrophylla
(Journal of Natural Products, 2014-03-01) [Artigo]
Two new eremophilane-type sesquiterpenes, xylarenones F (3) and G (4), have been isolated from solid substrate cultures of a Camarops sp. endophytic fungus isolated from Alibertia macrophylla, together with the known ...
Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from Phomopsis sp., an Endophytic Fungus from Senna spectabilis
(Molecules, 2014-05-01) [Artigo]
Chemical investigation of an acetonitrile fraction from the endophytic fungus Phomopsis sp. led to the isolation of the new natural product 2-hydroxy-alternariol (7) together with the known compounds cytochalasins J (1) ...
Ethyl Ferulate, a Component with Anti-Inflammatory Properties for Emulsion-Based Creams
(Molecules, 2014-06-01) [Artigo]
Ethyl ferulate (FAEE) has been widely studied due to its beneficial heath properties and, when incorporated in creams, shows a high sun protection capacity. Here we aimed to compare FAEE and its precursor, ferulic acid ...
Hydrophobicity and antioxidant activity acting together for the beneficial health properties of nordihydroguaiaretic acid
(Food &function, 2015-01-01) [Artigo]
Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) and rosmarinic acid (RA), phenolic compounds found in various plants and functional foods, have known antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In the present study, we comparatively ...