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Chemical constituents and allelopathic and antioxidant activities of Alchorneopsis floribunda Müll. Arg. (Euphorbiaceae).
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PMID:  22150026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chemical investigation of extracts from the stems and leaves of Alchorneopsis floribunda Müll. Arg., collected in the Amazon region, was performed. The main isolated compounds were triterpenes (α-amyrin, β-amyrin, lupeol, betulin, betulinic acid, uvaol, erythrodiol and oleanolic acid) and phenolic acid derivatives from 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (gallic and protocatechuic acids and isocorilagin). In the germination assays, high inhibitory allelopathic effects of the extracts and isocorilagin were observed and 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity of isocorilagin was higher than those of the standards used (Trolox and butylated hydroxyanisole). This is the first chemical study of the genus Alchorneopsis (Euphorbiaceae).
Authors:
Elenilze Figueiredo Batista; Danielle Monteiro Costa; Giselle M S P Guilhon; Adolfo Henrique Muller; Lourivaldo Silva Santos; Mara Silvia Pinheiro Arruda; Alberto Cardoso Arruda; Milton Nascimento Silva; Joyce Kelly Silva; Ricardo Souza Secco; Antonio Pedro Silva Souza Filho; Bruno Apolo Figueira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1478-6427     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101167924     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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a Faculdade de Química - ICEN , Universidade Federal do Para , Av. Augusto Correa n. 1 , Belem 66075-110 , Brazil.
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