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Neuroprotective activity of galloylated cyanogenic glucosides and hydrolysable tannins isolated from leaves of Phyllagathis rotundifolia.
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PMID:  22093753     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The galloylated cyanogenic glucosides based on prunasin (1-7), gallotannins (8-14), ellagitannins (15-17), ellagic acid derivatives (18, 19) and gallic acid (20) isolated from the leaves of Phyllagathis rotundifolia (Melastomataceae) were investigated for their neuroprotective activity against hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2))-induced oxidative damage in NG108-15 hybridoma cell line. Among these compounds, the gallotannins and ellagitannins exhibited remarkable neuroprotective activities against oxidative damage in vitro as compared to galloylated cyanogenic glucosides and ellagic acid derivatives in a dose-dependent manner. They could be explored further as potential natural neuroprotectors in various remedies of neurodegenerative diseases.
Hooi Poay Tan; Daniel Zin Hua Wong; Sui Kiong Ling; Cheng Hock Chuah
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-7
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Title:  Fitoterapia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-6971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  16930290R     Medline TA:  Fitoterapia     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Department of Chemistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Phytochemistry Program, Natural Products Division, Forest Research Institute Malaysia, 52109, Kepong, Selangor, Malaysia.
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