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Alkaloids extracted from Pterogyne nitens induce apoptosis in malignant breast cell line
(Tumor Biology, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
In the present study, two alkaloids isolated from Pterogyne nitens, a plant native to Brazil, have been shown to induce apoptosis in human breast cancer cells. These compounds, pterogynine (PGN) and pterogynidine (PGD), ...
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, ...
Alkyl caffeates as anti-helicobacter pylori and scavenger of oxidants produced by neutrophils
(Medicinal Chemistry, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
Helicobacter pylori pathogenic action involves the colonization of the gastrointestinal tract and a large production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the neutrophils attracted to the site of infection. The aim of this ...
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 ...