Affiliation: University of Oslo
- Austarheim I, Pham A, Nguyen C, Zou Y, Diallo D, Malterud K, et al. Antiplasmodial, anti-complement and anti-inflammatory in vitro effects of Biophytum umbraculum Welw. traditionally used against cerebral malaria in Mali. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;190:159-64 pubmed publisher..However, clinical trials are necessary to evaluate the activity due to the complex pathogenesis of cerebral malaria. ..
- Ho G, Wangensteen H, Barsett H. Elderberry and Elderflower Extracts, Phenolic Compounds, and Metabolites and Their Effect on Complement, RAW 264.7 Macrophages and Dendritic Cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher..Only 4-methylcatechol was cytotoxic at the highest tested concentration (100 µM). Elderberry and elderflower constituents may possess inflammatory modulating activity, which increases their nutritional value. ..
- Wangensteen H, Phan T, Rise F, Halvorsen T, Malterud K. New labdane diterpenes from Solidago canadensis. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:1348-54 pubmed publisher..The known labdane diterpenes deoxysolidagenone (1), solidagenone (2) and 15,16-epoxy-labdane-7,13-diene-6,15-dione (4) were also isolated. Chemical structures were determined using 1D and 2D NMR techniques and MS analysis...
- Wangensteen H, Klarpås L, Alamgir M, Samuelsen A, Malterud K. Can scientific evidence support using Bangladeshi traditional medicinal plants in the treatment of diarrhoea? A review on seven plants. Nutrients. 2013;5:1757-800 pubmed publisher..The leaves of P. pinnata also show potential. We suggest these plants should be exploited further as possible traditional herbal remedies against diarrhoea including studies on efficacy, optimal dosage and safety. ..
- Ho G, Nguyen T, Kase E, Tadesse M, Barsett H, Wangensteen H. Enhanced Glucose Uptake in Human Liver Cells and Inhibition of Carbohydrate Hydrolyzing Enzymes by Nordic Berry Extracts. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher..These results increase the value of these berries as a component of a healthy Nordic diet and have a potential benefit against diabetes. ..