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Phytochemical and biological studies of plants from the genus Meconopsis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20730958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this review, the literature data on the phytochemical and biological investigations on the genus of Meconopsis are summarized from 49 references. Up to now, more than 95 compounds were isolated from 19 Meconopsis plant species. The chemical constituents are mostly alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols, steroids, and terpenes, together with minor constituents of essential oil, and others. The crude extracts and metabolites have been found to possess various bioactivities including antitumor activity, central action, cardiovascular system effects, antibiosis, antiviral activity, anti-inflammatory effects, and other biological activities.
Mao-Xing Li; Jin-Hui Wang; Xi-Rui He; Peng-Cheng Fan; Ru-Xue Zhang; Zheng-Ping Jia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemistry & biodiversity     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1612-1880     ISO Abbreviation:  Chem. Biodivers.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-23     Completed Date:  2010-12-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101197449     Medline TA:  Chem Biodivers     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1930-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pharmacy, Lanzhou General Hospital of PLA, 333 South Binghe Road, Lanzhou Gansu 730050, P. R. China.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / chemistry,  pharmacology
Antineoplastic Agents / chemistry,  pharmacology
Cardiovascular System / drug effects
Cell Line, Tumor
Molecular Structure
Papaveraceae / chemistry*
Plant Extracts / chemistry*,  pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Plant Extracts

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