custard-apple family

Summary

Alias: Annonaceae

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Native and introduced host plants of Anastrepha fraterculus and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in northwestern Argentina
    Sergio Ovruski
    Instituto Superior de Entomología FCNeIML UNT, CONICET, Fundación Miguel Lillo CIRPON, Miguel Lillo 251, T4000JFE San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucuman, Argentina
    J Econ Entomol 96:1108-18. 2003
  2. ncbi [Neurological syndromes linked with the intake of plants and fungi containing a toxic component (I). Neurotoxic syndromes caused by the ingestion of plants, seeds and fruits]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 36:860-71. 2003
  3. doi Cytotoxic activity of Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines
    Mariana Laundry de Mesquita
    Laboratorio de Farmacognosia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 123:439-45. 2009
  4. ncbi Galls and gall makers in plants from the Pé-de-Gigante Cerrado Reserve, Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, SP, Brazil
    M V Urso-Guimarães
    UFSCar, CEP 18085 850, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 66:357-69. 2006
  5. pmc Germination ecophysiology of Annona crassiflora seeds
    Edvaldo A A da Silva
    Departamento de Ciências Florestais, Universidade Federal de Lavras, CP 3037, CEP 37200 000, Lavras, MG, Brazil
    Ann Bot 99:823-30. 2007
  6. doi In vitro antimicrobial activity of extracts and compounds of some selected medicinal plants from Cameroon
    Emmanuel Jean Teinkela Mbosso
    Laboratoire de Substances Naturelles et Synthèse Organique, Département de Chimie Organique, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 812 Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Ethnopharmacol 128:476-81. 2010
  7. ncbi Analgesic activity of some Indian medicinal plants
    P Malairajan
    S R M College of Pharmacy, Kattankulathur 603203, Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:425-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Bioactive properties of plant species ingested by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Kibale National Park, Uganda
    Sabrina Krief
    ICSN, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Am J Primatol 68:51-71. 2006
  9. ncbi Toxicity of Annonaceae for dopaminergic neurons: potential role in atypical parkinsonism in Guadeloupe
    Annie Lannuzel
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire des Antilles et de la Guyane, Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
    Mov Disord 17:84-90. 2002
  10. ncbi Antimalarial activity of some Colombian medicinal plants
    G Garavito
    Departamento de Farmacia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Carrera 30 45 02, Bogota D C, Colombia
    J Ethnopharmacol 107:460-2. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Molecular Targets of Novel Antifungal Compounds
    Ameeta Agarwal; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications185 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Native and introduced host plants of Anastrepha fraterculus and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in northwestern Argentina
    Sergio Ovruski
    Instituto Superior de Entomología FCNeIML UNT, CONICET, Fundación Miguel Lillo CIRPON, Miguel Lillo 251, T4000JFE San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucuman, Argentina
    J Econ Entomol 96:1108-18. 2003
    ..We determined the following 17 host plant associations: Annona cherimola Miller (Annonaceae), Citrus paradisi Macfadyn (Rutaceae), Diospyros kaki L. (Ebenaceae), Eugenia uniflora L., Psidium guajava L...
  2. ncbi [Neurological syndromes linked with the intake of plants and fungi containing a toxic component (I). Neurotoxic syndromes caused by the ingestion of plants, seeds and fruits]
    F J Carod-Artal
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 36:860-71. 2003
    ..A wide range of plants, seeds and fruits used for nutritional and medicinal purposes can give rise to neurotoxic symptoms...
  3. doi Cytotoxic activity of Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines
    Mariana Laundry de Mesquita
    Laboratorio de Farmacognosia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 123:439-45. 2009
    ..The search for new anti-cancer drugs is one of the most prominent research areas of natural products. Numerous active compounds isolated from Brazilian Cerrado plant species have been studied with promising results...
  4. ncbi Galls and gall makers in plants from the Pé-de-Gigante Cerrado Reserve, Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, SP, Brazil
    M V Urso-Guimarães
    UFSCar, CEP 18085 850, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 66:357-69. 2006
    ..The host plant species belong to the closely related families Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Asteraceae, Bignoniaceae, Caryocaraceae, Erythroxylaceae, Fabaceae, Malpighiaceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceae, ..
  5. pmc Germination ecophysiology of Annona crassiflora seeds
    Edvaldo A A da Silva
    Departamento de Ciências Florestais, Universidade Federal de Lavras, CP 3037, CEP 37200 000, Lavras, MG, Brazil
    Ann Bot 99:823-30. 2007
    Little is known about environmental factors that break morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the Annonaceae and the mechanisms involved...
  6. doi In vitro antimicrobial activity of extracts and compounds of some selected medicinal plants from Cameroon
    Emmanuel Jean Teinkela Mbosso
    Laboratoire de Substances Naturelles et Synthèse Organique, Département de Chimie Organique, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 812 Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Ethnopharmacol 128:476-81. 2010
    ..Asteraceae), Monodora myristica Dunal (Annonaceae), Albizia gummifera (J.F. Gmel) C.A...
  7. ncbi Analgesic activity of some Indian medicinal plants
    P Malairajan
    S R M College of Pharmacy, Kattankulathur 603203, Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:425-8. 2006
    ..leaves) (Nyctaginaceae), Ficus glomerata (bark, leaves) (Moraceae) and Polyalthia longifolia (leaves) (Annonaceae)...
  8. ncbi Bioactive properties of plant species ingested by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Kibale National Park, Uganda
    Sabrina Krief
    ICSN, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Am J Primatol 68:51-71. 2006
    ..plant parts occasionally ingested by chimpanzees (Diospyros abyssinica (Ebenaceae) bark, Uvariopsis congensis (Annonaceae) leaves, and Trichilia rubescens (Meliaceae) leaves) showed highly significant medicinal properties...
  9. ncbi Toxicity of Annonaceae for dopaminergic neurons: potential role in atypical parkinsonism in Guadeloupe
    Annie Lannuzel
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire des Antilles et de la Guyane, Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
    Mov Disord 17:84-90. 2002
    ..It is therefore conceivable that repeated consumption could cause the neuronal dysfunction and degeneration underlying the West Indian parkinsonian syndrome...
  10. ncbi Antimalarial activity of some Colombian medicinal plants
    G Garavito
    Departamento de Farmacia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Carrera 30 45 02, Bogota D C, Colombia
    J Ethnopharmacol 107:460-2. 2006
    ..DC. (Piperaceae) aerial part and Xylopia aromatica (Lam.) Mart. (Annonaceae) bark with IC(50) values ranging from <1 to 2...
  11. ncbi Effects of plant lactones on the production of biofilm of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Elena Cartagena
    Instituto de Quimica Organica, Quimica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Tucuman, Argentina
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 55:22-5. 2007
    ..as well as seven annonaceous acetogenins isolated from the seeds of the tropical tree Annona cherimolia (Family Annonaceae), were evaluated for their ability to inhibit or stimulate the production of biofilm by a strain of Pseudomonas ..
  12. ncbi A rapid diversification of rainforest trees (Guatteria; Annonaceae) following dispersal from Central into South America
    Roy H J Erkens
    Institute of Environmental Biology, Section Plant Ecology and Biodiversity, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Utrecht University Branch, CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:399-411. 2007
    ..Guatteria (Annonaceae) is, with 265 species, the third largest genus of Neotropical trees after Inga (Fabaceae) and Ocotea (Lauraceae),..
  13. doi The olfactory component of floral display in Asimina and Deeringothamnus (Annonaceae)
    Katherine R Goodrich
    University of South Carolina, Coker Life Science Building, 700 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    New Phytol 183:457-69. 2009
    ..In this article, we investigate floral scent in two extra-tropical genera of Annonaceae. We discuss floral scent in the context of differing pollination strategies in these genera, and compare their ..
  14. ncbi Bioactive endophytic streptomycetes from the Malay Peninsula
    Noraziah M Zin
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 274:83-8. 2007
    ..family -Annonaceae), and Mapania sp. (family -Cyperaceae)...
  15. ncbi MPP+ analogs acting on mitochondria and inducing neuro-degeneration
    Y Kotake
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    Curr Med Chem 10:2507-16. 2003
    ..These diseases seem to be associated with ingestion of tropical herbal teas or tropical fruits of the Annonaceae family, which contain complex I inhibitors such as benzylisoquinoline derivatives and acetogenins...
  16. pmc The evolution of floral biology in basal angiosperms
    Peter K Endress
    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:411-21. 2010
    ..of specialization up to large beetles and special flies in some large-flowered Nymphaeaceae, Magnoliaceae, Annonaceae and Aristolochiaceae...
  17. pmc The progamic phase of an early-divergent angiosperm, Annona cherimola (Annonaceae)
    J Lora
    Department of Subtropical Pomology, Estacion Experimental La Mayora CSIC, 29760 Algarrobo Costa, Malaga, Spain
    Ann Bot 105:221-31. 2010
    ..phase, from pollination to fertilization, is characterized in Annona cherimola, which is a member of the Annonaceae, the largest extant family among early-divergent angiosperms...
  18. ncbi [Biology of Tetranychus mexicanus (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) on three species of Annonaceae]
    Josilene M de Sousa
    Depto de Agronomia, Univ Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil, 52171 900
    Neotrop Entomol 39:319-23. 2010
    ..Although this mite apparently causes economic damage to Annonaceae, little is known about its biology. Here we studied the biology of T...
  19. ncbi Antifilarial activity in vitro of polycarpol and 3-O-acetyl aleuritolic acid from cameroonian medicinal plants against Onchocerca gutturosa
    B Nyasse
    Department of Organic Chemistry, Laboratory of Bio Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Box 812 Yaounde, Cameroon
    Nat Prod Res 20:391-7. 2006
    ..worms, we have isolated and screened three compounds: polycarpol and polyveoline from Polyalthia suaveolens (Annonaceae) and 3-O-acetyl aleuritolic acid from Discoglypremna caloneura (Euphorbiaceae)...
  20. ncbi Does a polyphagous caterpillar have the same gut microbiota when feeding on different species of food plants?
    Ana Sittenfeld
    Centro de Investigación en Biología Celular y Molecular CIBCM, Universidad de Costa Rica, Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Rev Biol Trop 50:547-60. 2002
    ..Fifty-five third instar wild-caught sibs feeding on Annona purpurea (Annonaceae) in the Area de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG) in northwestern Costa Rica were divided into eight groups...
  21. ncbi Antiprotozoal and cytotoxic activities in vitro of Colombian Annonaceae
    Edison Osorio
    Grupo de Investigación en Sustancias Bioactivas GISB, Facultad de Química Farmacéutica, Corporación de Patologías Tropicales, Universidad de Antioquia, A A 1226, Medellin, Colombia
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:630-5. 2007
    Ethnobotanical and chemotaxonomical studies for antiparasitic activity of Colombian Annonaceae were carried out...
  22. ncbi Detection and determination of reticuline and N-methylcoculaurine in the Annonaceae family using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Yaichiro Kotake
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 806:75-8. 2004
    ..supranuclear palsy, and all of the investigated patients had taken herbal tea or tropical fruits of the Annonaceae family. Local inhabitants consume the fruits, and also drink tea made from the leaves...
  23. ncbi The in-vivo antimalarial activities of Uvaria chamae and Hippocratea africana
    J E Okokon
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:585-90. 2006
    ..root extracts of two plants used traditionally as malarial remedies in southern Nigeria, Uvaria chamae (Annonaceae) and Hippocratea africana (Hippocrateaceae), were studied in vivo, in mice infected with Plasmodium berghei ..
  24. pmc Molecular phylogenetics reveal multiple tertiary vicariance origins of the African rain forest trees
    Thomas L P Couvreur
    Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Wageningen branch, Biosystematics Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Biol 6:54. 2008
    ..the evolutionary history of endemic taxa within a rain forest restricted African lineage of the plant family Annonaceae was studied...
  25. doi Bioactive azafluorenone alkaloids from Polyalthia debilis (Pierre) Finet & Gagnep
    Supaluk Prachayasittikul
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    Molecules 14:4414-24. 2009
    This study investigated bioactive extracts of Polyalthia debilis (Annonaceae) with antimicrobial, antimalarial and cytotoxic activities...
  26. doi Susceptibility of complete bacteria and spheroplasts of Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Salmonella typhi to rolliniastatin-2
    L M Luna-Cazares
    Laboratorio de Fisiologia y Quimica Vegetal, Escuela de Biologia, Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas, Chiapas, Mexico
    Nat Prod Res 24:1139-45. 2010
    ..bacteria has not yet been analysed and was isolated by CC from the hexanic extract of Annona diversifolia Saff (Annonaceae) seeds...
  27. ncbi Floral scent compounds of Amazonian Annonaceae species pollinated by small beetles and thrips
    A Jurgens
    Lehrstuhl für Pflanzensystematik, Universitat Bayreuth, Germany
    Phytochemistry 55:551-8. 2000
    Chemical analysis (GC-MS) yielded a total of 58 volatile compounds in the floral scents of six species of Annonaceae distributed in four genera (Xylopia, Anaxagorea, Duguetia, and Rollinia), Xylopia aromatica is pollinated principally by ..
  28. doi Evolution of syncarpy and other morphological characters in African Annonaceae: a posterior mapping approach
    T L P Couvreur
    National Herbarium of the Netherlands Wageningen branch, Biosystematics Group, Wageningen UR, Generaal Foulkesweg 37, 6703 BL Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:302-18. 2008
    ..fusion of a moderate number of carpels. The magnoliid family Annonaceae provides an ideal situation to test these hypotheses as two African genera, Isolona and Monodora, are syncarpous ..
  29. pmc Branch architecture, light interception and crown development in saplings of a plagiotropically branching tropical tree, Polyalthia jenkinsii (Annonaceae)
    Noriyuki Osada
    Laboratory of Forest Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Ann Bot 91:55-63. 2003
    ..f. & Thoms. (Annonaceae) in a Malaysian rain forest...
  30. doi Supercritical fluid CO2 extraction and simultaneous determination of eight annonaceous acetogenins in Annona genus plant seeds by HPLC-DAD method
    Haijun Yang
    Department of Pharmacy, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210046, PR China
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 49:140-4. 2009
    Annonaceous acetogenins (ACGs) isolated from Annonaceae plants exhibited a broad range of biological bioactivities such as cytotoxic, antitumoral, antiparasitic, pesticidal and immunosuppresive activities...
  31. doi Perfume-collecting male euglossine bees as pollinators of a basal angiosperm: the case of Unonopsis stipitata (Annonaceae)
    H Teichert
    Institute of Systematic Botany and Ecology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 11:29-37. 2009
    Pollination of Unonopsis stipitata (Annonaceae) by males of two perfume-collecting bees, Euglossa imperialis and Eulaema bombiformis (Euglossini) is described...
  32. ncbi Antibacterial activity of eight Brazilian annonaceae plants
    Jacqueline A Takahashi
    Departamento de Química ICEx Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av Antonio Carlos 6627, CEP 31270 901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Nat Prod Res 20:21-6. 2006
    Sixteen extracts, obtained from eight Brazilian plants of Annonaceae family, were screened for their antibacterial activity: Xylopia frutescens, X. aromatica, X. amazonica, X. benthamii, Annona ambotay, A. crassiflora, A. muricata and A...
  33. ncbi [Studies on chemical constituents of Uvaria macrophylia]
    Hai ling Zhang
    Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100050, China
    Yao Xue Xue Bao 37:124-7. 2002
    To study the chemical constituents from Uvaria macrophylla Roxb. (Annonaceae).
  34. doi Hydroxyespintanol and schefflerichalcone: two new compounds from Uvaria scheffleri
    Momoyo Ichimaru
    Department of Natural Medicinal Chemistry, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, 4 19 1 Motoyamakita machi, Higashinada ku, Kobe, Japan
    J Nat Med 64:75-9. 2010
    ..investigation of the petroleum ether extract and chloroform extract of the root of Uvaria scheffleri Diels (Annonaceae) led to the isolation of two new compounds, named hydroxyespintanol (1) and schefflerichalcone (2), together ..
  35. ncbi Screening Brazilian plant species for in vitro inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase
    F C Braga
    Faculdade de Farmacia, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 6:447-52. 2000
    ..Hedychium coronarium J. Koenig (Zingiberaceae), Xylopia frutescens Aubl. (Annonaceae) and Hymenaea courbaril L. (Leguminosae) presented a high 5-lipoxygenase inhibitory activity...
  36. ncbi Antitrypanosomal and antiplasmodial activity of medicinal plants from Côte d'Ivoire
    K Kamanzi Atindehou
    Laboratoire de Botanique, UFR Biosciences, Universite de Cocody, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
    J Ethnopharmacol 90:221-7. 2004
    ..The extracts of Enantia polycarpa (Annonaceae) and Trichilia emetica (Meliaceae) were the most promising ones. Their IC50 values were 0.5 and 0...
  37. ncbi In vitro screening for antiplasmodial activity of isoquinoline alkaloids from Brazilian plant species
    Dominique Corinne Hermine Fischer
    Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 580, Bloco15, 05580 900, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Acta Trop 92:261-6. 2004
    In the search for new antimalarial agents, nine Brazilian plant species were selected, from the Annonaceae (6), Menispermaceae (2) and Siparunaceae (1) families naturally occurring at the cerrado and Atlantic rainforest regions, in order ..
  38. ncbi Stereoselective synthesis of the naturally occurring styryllactones (+)-goniofufurone and (+)-cardiobutanolide
    Purificación Ruiz
    Departamento de Quimica Inorganica y Organica, Universidad Jaume I, E 12071 Castellon, Spain, and Departamento de Quimica Organica, Universidad de Valencia, E 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Org Chem 70:713-6. 2005
    ..1 and (+)-cardiobutanolide 2, two pharmacologically active products from Goniothalamus species (Annonaceae), have been synthesized in enantiopure form using l-erythrulose as the chiral starting material...
  39. ncbi Persistance of the insecticidal activity of five essential oils on the maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motsch.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
    L S Ngamo Tinkeu
    Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Ngaoundere, P O Box 454 Ngaoundere, Cameroon
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 69:145-7. 2004
    ..The evaluation of this duration of activity was carried out for five aromatic plants: Annona senegalensis (Annonaceae), Eucalyptus citriodora et Ecalyptus saligna (Myrtaceae), Lippia rugosa (Verbenaceae) and Ocimum gratissimum (..
  40. ncbi Hypoglycemic and antidiabetic effect of ethanolic extract of leaves of Annona squamosa L. in experimental animals
    Rajesh Kumar Gupta
    Alternative Therapeutics Unit, Drug Development Division, Medicinal Research Laboratary, Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, U P, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:75-81. 2005
    The ethanolic extract of Annona squamosa L. (Annonaceae) leaves was administered orally at different doses to normal as well as streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats and alloxan-induced diabetic rabbits...
  41. ncbi [Chemical constituents from the seeds of Annona squamosa]
    Jing guang Yu
    Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100094, China
    Yao Xue Xue Bao 40:153-8. 2005
    To study the antitumor active constituents of the seeds from Annona squamosa L. (Annonaceae).
  42. ncbi A novel alkaloid from Mitrephora maingayi
    Rong Yu
    Chengdu Institute of Biology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China
    Nat Prod Res 19:359-62. 2005
    ..allantoin, glaucine, N-phenyl-2-naphthylamine, terephthalic acid and ayanin, was isolated from the twigs of Mitrephora maingayi Hook (Annonaceae). Their structures were established predominantly by IR, MS and NMR spectral data.
  43. ncbi Selective cytotoxicity of squamocin on T24 bladder cancer cells at the S-phase via a Bax-, Bad-, and caspase-3-related pathways
    Shyng Shiou F Yuan
    Department of Medical Research, E Da Hospital, I Shou University, Kaoshiung County, Taiwan 824, ROC
    Life Sci 78:869-74. 2006
    Annonaceous acetogenins are a group of potential anti-neoplastic agents isolated from Annonaceae plants...
  44. ncbi C18 tetraynoic fatty acids and essential oil composition of Mkilua fragrans
    Lilechi D Baraza
    Department of Chemistry, University of Dar es Salaam, P O Box 35061, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Nat Prod Res 20:187-93. 2006
    ..acid and a mixture of stearic and oleic acids were isolated from fruits and stem barks of Mkilua fragrans (Annonaceae)...
  45. ncbi Toxicological studies on the purified protoberberine alkaloidal fraction of Enantia chlorantha Oliv (ANNONACEAE)
    J O Moody
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 36:317-23. 2007
    ..The results obtained in this study suggest the relative safety of short-term use of preparations containing E. chlorantha, a very popular antimalarial herbal remedy in Southern Nigeria...
  46. doi In vitro and in vivo antiproliferative activity of laherradurin and cherimolin-2 of Annona diversifolia Saff
    María Adelina Schlie-Guzmán
    Escuela de Biologia, Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas Libramiento Norte Poniente s n, C P 29039, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico
    Phytother Res 23:1128-33. 2009
    Acetogenins from Annonaceae (ACG) are potent inhibitors of the mitochondrial complex I, they present cytotoxic activity on neoplasic lines, including those with multiresistance to drugs...
  47. doi Antifungal and anthelmintic activities of Cleistopholis patens (Annonaceae)
    Blandine Akendengue
    Departement de Pharmacologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite des Sciences de la Sante, Libreville, Gabon
    Planta Med 75:1143-5. 2009
    Basic CH2Cl2 extract of the trunk bark of Cleistopholis patens (Annonaceae) exhibited antifungal activities against Candida albicans, C. parapsilosis, and C. glabrata using an agar well-diffusion assay method...
  48. doi Bioactive styryllactones and alkaloid from flowers of Goniothalamus laoticus
    Ratsami Lekphrom
    Natural Products Research Unit, Department of Chemistry and Center of Excellence for Innovation in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    J Ethnopharmacol 125:47-50. 2009
    Goniothalamus laoticus (Annonaceae) is being used traditionally as a tonic and a febrifuge by the local people in the northeastern part of Thailand.
  49. doi Diversities within genotypes, bioactivity and biosynthetic genes of endophytic actinomycetes isolated from three pharmaceutical plants
    Yingying Wu
    The Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, PR China
    Curr Microbiol 59:475-82. 2009
    One hundred and fifty endophytic actinomycetes were isolated from three pharmaceutical plants, Annonaceae squamosal, Camptotheca acuminate and Taxus chinensis. Bioactivity test showed that 72...
  50. pmc Pollen development in Annona cherimola Mill. (Annonaceae). Implications for the evolution of aggregated pollen
    Jorge Lora
    Estacion Experimental La Mayora, CSIC, 29760 Algarrobo Costa, Malaga, Spain
    BMC Plant Biol 9:129. 2009
    ..We followed pollen development using immunolocalization and cytochemical characterization of changes occurring from anther differentiation to pollen dehiscence...
  51. ncbi Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    Robert L Mangan
    USDA ARS Crop Quality and Fruit Insects Research Unit, Weslaco, TX 78596, USA
    J Econ Entomol 104:54-62. 2011
    ..fruit flies of major economic importance, this species attacks several other families of crop fruit, including Annonaceae (cherimoya, Annona cherimola Mill.), Myrtaceae (guava, Psidium L.), Oxalidaceae (carambola, Averrhoa carambola L...
  52. doi Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in the Central Region of Togo
    Simplice Damintoti Karou
    Centre de Recherche et de Formation sur les Plantes médicinales CERFOPLAM, Université de Lomé ESTBA UL, BP 1515, Lome, Togo
    Pharm Biol 49:1286-97. 2011
    ..However, little is known about their medical practices, principally the use of plants in the management of diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HTN)...
  53. doi Platelet-activating factor (PAF) receptor binding activity of the roots of Enicosanthellum pulchrum
    Noraziah Nordin
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Pharm Biol 50:284-90. 2012
    Enicosanthellum pulchrum (King) Heusden (Annonaceae) is a coniferous tree that is confined to mountain forests...
  54. doi Comparative chemical and molecular variability of Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thomson forma genuina (ylang-ylang) in the Western Indian Ocean Islands: implication for valorization
    Céline Benini
    Plant Biology Unit, Gembloux Agro Bio Tech, University of Liege, Gembloux
    Chem Biodivers 9:1389-402. 2012
    Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thomson forma genuina (Annonaceae) is a tropical tree, grown for the production of ylang-ylang essential oil, which is extracted from its fresh and mature flowers...
  55. doi The key role of 4-methyl-5-vinylthiazole in the attraction of scarab beetle pollinators: a unique olfactory floral signal shared by Annonaceae and Araceae
    Artur Campos Dalia Maia
    Departamento de Quimica Fundamental, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife 50740 560, Brazil
    J Chem Ecol 38:1072-80. 2012
    ..We performed GC-MS analyses of floral scents of four species of Annona (magnoliids, Annonaceae) and Caladium bicolor (monocots, Araceae), and demonstrated the chemical basis for the attraction of their ..
  56. pmc Analgesic effects of an ethanol extract of the fruits of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich (Annonaceae) and the major constituent, xylopic acid in murine models
    Eric Woode
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    J Pharm Bioallied Sci 4:291-301. 2012
    ..The present study evaluated the analgesic properties of the ethanol extract of X. aethiopica (XAE) and xylopic acid (XA), in murine models...
  57. doi Ecological features of titica vine (Heteropsis flexuosa (Kunth) GS Bunting) in Rondônia State, Northwest Brazilian Amazon
    Michelliny M Bentes Gama
    EMBRAPA, Centro de Pesquisa Agroflorestal de Rondônia, BR 364, km 5, 5, Caixa Postal 127, 76815 800 Porto Velho, RO, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 85:1117-25. 2013
    ..Nevertheless it was frequently associated to Burseraceae, Leguminosae, Sapotaceae, Annonaceae, Chrysobalanaceae, Apocynaceae, Moraceae and Myristicaceae and species with thick bark like Schweilera coriacea, ..
  58. doi Chemical constituents of essential oils from the leaves and stem barks of four Vietnamese species of Fissistigma (Annonaceae)
    Tran D Thang
    a Faculty of Chemistry, Vinh University, 182 Le Duan, Vinh, Nghean, Vietnam
    Nat Prod Res 28:174-84. 2014
    ..7-83.8%), monoterpenes (3.2-30.9%) and fatty acids (0.5-33.4%). Data on the essential oil composition of F. villosissimum, F. latifolium and F. glaucescens are reported for the first time. ..
  59. doi In vivo antimalarial efficacy of acetogenins, alkaloids and flavonoids enriched fractions from Annona crassiflora Mart
    Lúcia Pinheiro Santos Pimenta
    a Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciencias Exatas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av Antonio Carlos 6627, Belo Horizonte, MG 31270 901, Brazil
    Nat Prod Res 28:1254-9. 2014
    Annona crassiflora and Annonaceae plants are known to be used to treat malaria by traditional healers. In this work, the antimalarial efficacy of different fractions of A...
  60. doi ent-Kaurane diterpenes from the stem bark of Annona vepretorum (Annonaceae) and cytotoxic evaluation
    Lívia M Dutra
    Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Sergipe, Sao Cristovao, Sergipe, Brazil
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 24:3315-20. 2014
    ..b>Annonaceae)...
  61. doi Indolosesquiterpene alkaloids from the Cameroonian medicinal plant Polyalthia oliveri (Annonaceae)
    Simeon Fogue Kouam
    Department of Chemistry, Higher Teachers Training College, University of Yaounde I, P O Box 47, Yaounde, Cameroon Institute of Environmental Research INFU, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, TU Dortmund, Otto Hahn Str 6, D 44221 Dortmund, Germany Electronic address
    Phytochemistry 105:52-9. 2014
    ..Compounds 2 and 3 exhibited moderate antiplasmodial activity against erythrocytic stages of chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium falciparum NF54 strain and low cytotoxicity on rat skeletal myoblast (L6) cell line. ..
  62. pmc Anti-ulcerogenic effect of methanolic extracts from Enicosanthellum pulchrum (King) Heusden against ethanol-induced acute gastric lesion in animal models
    Noraziah Nordin
    Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 9:e111925. 2014
    A natural source of medicine, Enicosanthellum pulchrum is a tropical plant which belongs to the family Annonaceae. In this study, methanol extract from the leaves and stems of this species was evaluated for its gastroprotective potential ..
  63. pmc Antiproliferative activity and induction of apoptosis by Annona muricata (Annonaceae) extract on human cancer cells
    Constant Anatole Pieme
    Department of Physiological Sciences and Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, PO Box 1364, Yaounde, Cameroon
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:516. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the in vitro anti-proliferative effects and apoptotic events of A. muricata extracts on HL-60 cells as well as to quantify its phenols content...
  64. doi Two new species of tarsonemid mites (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from northeastern Brazil
    Josilene M Sousa
    Departamento de Agronomia, Área Fitossanidade, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco Av Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmaos, 52171 900 Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil Email
    Zootaxa 3889:429-41. 2014
    ..nov. and Fungitarsonemus setillus sp. nov. found on Annonaceae leaves collected in northeastern Brazil are described and illustrated. Females of D...
  65. doi In vitro antiprotozoal activity and cytotoxicity of extracts and fractions from the leaves, root bark and stem bark of Isolona hexaloba
    D Musuyu Muganza
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, P O Box 212, Kinshasa XI, Democratic Republic of Congo
    J Ethnopharmacol 174:187-94. 2015
    Isolona hexaloba (Pierre) Engl. and Diels (Annonaceae) is traditionally used in D.R. Congo against parasitic diseases including malaria.
  66. doi Efficacy of essential oil from Cananga odorata (Lamk.) Hook.f. & Thomson (Annonaceae) against three mosquito species Aedes aegypti (L.), Anopheles dirus (Peyton and Harrison), and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say)
    Mayura Soonwera
    Department of Plant Production Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, King Mongkut s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, 10520, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 114:4531-43. 2015
    ..This study demonstrates the potential for the essential oil of Ca. odorata essential oil to be used as a botanical insecticide against three mosquito species. ..
  67. doi Antitumour Activity of the Microencapsulation of Annona vepretorum Essential Oil
    Larissa M Bomfim
    Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation CPqGM FIOCRUZ BA, Salvador, Brazil
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 118:208-13. 2016
    Annona vepretorum Mart. (Annonaceae), popularly known as 'bruteira', has nutritional and medicinal uses. This study investigated the chemical composition and antitumour potential of the essential oil of A...
  68. doi Neurotoxicity of Dietary Supplements from Annonaceae Species
    Matthias Höllerhage
    Department of Neurology, Technical University, Munich, Germany German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Munich, Germany Both the authors contributed equally to the article
    Int J Toxicol 34:543-50. 2015
    Dietary supplements containing plant materials of Annonaceae species (Annona muricata L., A. squamosa L., A. mucosa JACQ., A. squamosa × cherimola Mabb...
  69. doi Attraction of Pollinators to Atemoya (Annona squamosa × Annona cherimola) in Puerto Rico Using Commercial Lures and Food Attractants
    David A Jenkins
    USDA ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station, 2200 Ave, P A Campos, Ste 201, Mayagüez 00680, Puerto Rico California Department of Food and Agriculture, Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services, 3294 Meadowview Rd, Sacramento, CA 95832
    J Econ Entomol 108:1923-9. 2015
    Atemoya is a hybrid between Annona squamosa L. and Annona cherimola Miller (Annonaceae) and has potential to be an important fruit crop in tropical and subtropical areas...
  70. doi 3-Methyl-4,5-dihydro-oxepine, polyoxygenated seco-cyclohexenes and cyclohexenes from Uvaria flexuosa and their anti-inflammatory activity
    Yu Ming Hsu
    Graduate Institute of Natural Products, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Phytochemistry 122:184-92. 2016
    The phytochemical investigation of the methanolic extract of Uvaria flexuosa (Annonaceae) leaves led to the isolation of seven compounds including, 3-methyl-4,5-dihydro-oxepine (flexuvaroxepine A), four polyoxygenated seco-cyclohexene (..
  71. doi Induction of Mitochondria Mediated Apoptosis in Human Breast Cancer Cells (T-47D) by Annona reticulata L. Leaves Methanolic Extracts
    Pratiksha H Roham
    a Centre for Advanced Life Sciences, Deogiri College, Aurangabad, India
    Nutr Cancer 68:305-11. 2016
    Annona reticulata Linn. (Common name: Bullock's-heart) (Annonaceae family) is a semi-evergreen and small deciduous tree. The extracts of various parts of Annona reticulata L. have been reported as cytotoxic to many cancer cells...
  72. doi Metabolomics study on the toxicity of Annona squamosa by ultraperformance liquid-chromatography high-definition mass spectrometry coupled with pattern recognition approach and metabolic pathways analysis
    Yun Jie Miao
    Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Pharmaceutical Institute, Nanjing 210046, China Electronic address
    J Ethnopharmacol 184:187-95. 2016
    Annona squamosa Linn (Annonaceae) is a commonly used and effective traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) especially in the South China...
  73. doi Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oils of Onychopetalum amazonicum R.E.Fr
    Bruna R de Lima
    a Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
    Nat Prod Res 30:2356-9. 2016
    The essential oils from leaves, twigs and trunk bark of Onychopetalum amazonicum R.E. Fr. (Annonaceae), obtained by hydrodistillation, were analysed by GC and GC-MS, and also were evaluated for in vitro antimicrobial activity...
  74. pmc Validation data for the quantification of the Annonaceous acetogenin annonacin in Rat brain by UPLC-MS/MS
    Natacha Bonneau
    Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie, BIOCIS, Univ Paris Sud, CNRS, Université Paris Saclay, UFR Pharmacie, 5 rue J B Clement, 92290 Chatenay Malabry, France
    Data Brief 7:1633-8. 2016
    Annonaceous acetogenins (AAGs) are environmental neurotoxins from the fruit pulp of several Annonaceae species, whose consumption was linked to the occurrence of sporadic atypical Parkinsonism with dementia...
  75. pmc Phylogenetic analyses and morphological characteristics support the description of a second species of Tridimeris (Annonaceae)
    Andrés Ernesto Ortiz-Rodriguez
    Departamento de Biologia Evolutiva, Instituto de Ecologia A C, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
    PhytoKeys . 2016
    ..b>sp. n. (Annonaceae), a new species from the karst forest of southern Mexico, is described and illustrated...
  76. ncbi A convergent total synthesis of (-)-mucocin: an acetogenin from Annonaceae
    S Hoppen
    , Germany
    Chemistry 6:2382-96. 2000
    ..The new modular synthetic approach developed herein should be useful for the synthesis of other related natural products as well as pharmacologically interesting analogues...
  77. ncbi Antimicrobial and pesticidal activity of partially purified flavonoids of Annona squamosa
    Hemlata M Kotkar
    School of Life Sciences, North Maharashtra University, PB No 80, Jalgaon, India
    Pest Manag Sci 58:33-7. 2002
    Foliar extracts of Annona squamosa (Family: Annonaceae) were screened for antimicrobial and insecticidal activity against the common microbial infestants of pulses and the stored grain pest pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (..
  78. ncbi Novel derivatives of ent-17,19-dihydroxy-16betaH-kaurane obtained by biotransformation with Verticillium lecanii
    Henriete S Vieira
    Departamento de Quimica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Avenida Antonio Carlos 6627, Pampulha 31270 901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    J Agric Food Chem 50:3704-7. 2002
    ..hydroboration/oxidation of kaurenoic acid, a natural product easily isolated from plants of the genera Xylopia (Annonaceae) and Wedelia (Asteraceae)...
  79. ncbi Annonacin, a lipophilic inhibitor of mitochondrial complex I, induces nigral and striatal neurodegeneration in rats: possible relevance for atypical parkinsonism in Guadeloupe
    Pierre Champy
    Experimental Neurology and Therapeutics, INSERM U289, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris, France
    J Neurochem 88:63-9. 2004
    ..Guadeloupe, epidemiological data have linked atypical parkinsonism with fruit and herbal teas from plants of the Annonaceae family, particularly Annona muricata...
  80. ncbi Antidiabetic activity of aqueous leaf extract of Annona squamosa in streptozotocin-nicotinamide type 2 diabetic rats
    Annie Shirwaikar
    Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal 576119, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 91:171-5. 2004
    ..b>Annonaceae) has antidiabetic properties was investigated...
  81. ncbi Atypical parkinsonism and Annonaceae consumption in New Caledonia
    Gilles Angibaud
    Mov Disord 19:603-4. 2004
  82. ncbi In vitro antileishmanial activity of acetogenins from Annonaceae
    S Raynaud-Le Grandic
    Laboratoire de Phytotechnologie, EA 2085, Faculte de Pharmacie, Université Picardie Jules Verne, 80037 Amiens, France
    Biomed Pharmacother 58:388-92. 2004
    Twelve acetogenins from Annonaceae were evaluated in vitro for their antileishmanial activities in order to search for new lead-compounds having antileishmanial properties...
  83. ncbi Ethnobotanical study of some Ghanaian anti-malarial plants
    Alex Asase
    Department of Botany, University of Ghana, P O Box LG 55 Legon, Ghana
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:273-9. 2005
    ..b>Annonaceae), Ozoroa insignis (Anacardiaceae), Strychnos innocua (Loganiaceae), Strychnos spinosa (Loganiaceae) and ..
  84. ncbi Acetogenins in Annona muricata L. (annonaceae) leaves are potent molluscicides
    J De S Luna
    Departamento de Quimica Fundamental, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, 50 740 901 Recife PE, Brazil
    Nat Prod Res 20:253-7. 2006
    ..49 microg mL(-1)). Activity-guided fractionation of the extract gave rise to a sample with high molluscicidal activity that contained the acetogenins, annonacin (90%), isoannonacin (6%) and goniothalamicin (4%)...
  85. ncbi Semisynthesis and screening of a small library of pro-apoptotic squamocin analogues: selection and study of a benzoquinone hybrid with an improved biological profile
    Séverine Derbré
    Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie Associé au CNRS BioCIS, UMR 8076, Universite Paris Sud 11, Centre d Etudes Pharmaceutiques, 5 Rue Jean Baptiste Clement, 92296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex, France
    ChemMedChem 1:118-29. 2006
    Acetogenins of Annonaceae, including squamocin (1), exert spectacular cytotoxicity and the most potent inhibition of NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase known so far...
  86. ncbi Biogenetic relationships between Annonaceous acetogenins: squamocin is not a precursor of chamuvarinin based on a semisynthetic study
    Séverine Derbré
    Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie Associé au CNRS BioCIS, UMR 8076, Universite Paris Sud 11, Faculte de Pharmacie, 5 Rue Jean Baptiste Clement, 92296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex, France
    J Nat Prod 70:300-3. 2007
    In the course of reactivity studies on squamocin (1), a highly cytotoxic acetogenin from the plant family Annonaceae, two diastereomers, 3 and 4, of chamuvarinin (2) were synthesized...
  87. doi Total synthesis of (-)-cleistenolide
    Bernd Schmidt
    Institut fuer Chemie, Organische Synthesechemie, Universitaet Potsdam, Karl Liebknecht Strasse 24 25, D 14476 Golm, Germany
    J Org Chem 75:2389-94. 2010
    The first total synthesis of Cleistenolide, a novel natural product recently isolated from the Annonaceae species Cleistochlamys kirkii Oliver, is described...
  88. pmc Insights into the influence of priors in posterior mapping of discrete morphological characters: a case study in Annonaceae
    Thomas L P Couvreur
    The New York Botanical Garden, New York City, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10473. 2010
    ..As for all Bayesian analyses specification of prior values is an integrative and important part of the analysis. He we provide an example of how alternative prior choices can seriously influence results and mislead interpretations...
  89. doi Tryptamine-derived alkaloids from Annonaceae exerting neurotrophin-like properties on primary dopaminergic neurons
    Fanny Schmidt
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie, UMR 8076 BioCIS, Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Paris Sud 11, 5 rue J B Clément 92296 Châtenay Malabry Cedex, France
    Bioorg Med Chem 18:5103-13. 2010
    ..This study provides the first description of natural neurotrophin mimetics present in Annonaceae extracts, and led to the biological characterization of compounds, which present a potential interest in ..
  90. doi Antitumor and antioxidant activity of Polyalthia longifolia stem bark ethanol extract
    Santhepete N Manjula
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India
    Pharm Biol 48:690-6. 2010
    In the present study, the ethanol extract of stem bark of Polyalthia longifolia Benth. and Hook (Annonaceae) was screened for its in vitro and in vivo antitumor activity. In vitro cytotoxicity of P...
  91. ncbi Ancient paralogy in the cpDNA trnL-F region in Annonaceae: implications for plant molecular systematics
    Michael D Pirie
    Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Universiteit Utrecht branch, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, Netherlands and Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Wageningen Universiteit Branch, Generaal Foulkesweg 37, 6703 BL Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Bot 94:1003-16. 2007
    ..show that trnL-F sequences display a phylogenetic signal conflicting with that of other chloroplast markers in Annonaceae, and we demonstrate that this conflict results from ancient paralogy...
  92. pmc Isolation of modulators of the liver-specific organic anion-transporting polypeptides (OATPs) 1B1 and 1B3 from Rollinia emarginata Schlecht (Annonaceae)
    Megan Roth
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 339:624-32. 2011
    ..isolation approach to identify such compounds from the organic extract of Rollinia emarginata Schlecht (Annonaceae)...
  93. doi Inhibition of key enzymes linked to type 2 diabetes and sodium nitroprusside-induced lipid peroxidation in rat pancreas by water extractable phytochemicals from some tropical spices
    Stephen Adeniyi Adefegha
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
    Pharm Biol 50:857-65. 2012
    ....
  94. ncbi Chemopreventive potential of Annona muricata L leaves on chemically-induced skin papillomagenesis in mice
    Sulaiman Hamizah
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:2533-9. 2012
    Annona muricata L (Annonaceae), commonly known as soursop has a long, rich history in herbal medicine with a lengthy recorded indigenous use. It had also been found to be a promising new anti-tumor agent in numerous in vitro studies...
  95. pmc HPLC Method for the Simultaneous Determination of Ten Annonaceous Acetogenins after Supercritical Fluid CO2 Extraction
    Haijun Yang
    Department of Pharmacy, College of Jiangsu Jiankang Profession, Nanjing, P R China
    Int J Biomed Sci 6:202-7. 2010
    Annonaceous acetogenins (ACGs) isolated from Annonaceae plants exhibited a broad range of biological bioactivities such as cytotoxic, antitumoral, antiparasitic, pesticidal and immunosuppresive activities...
  96. ncbi Chemical composition and anti-Trypanosoma cruzi activity of essential oils obtained from leaves of Xylopia frutescens and X. laevigata (Annonaceae)
    Thanany Brasil da Silva
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Sao Cristovao, Sergipe 49100 000, Brazil
    Nat Prod Commun 8:403-6. 2013
    ..cruzi, respectively, and were also able to reduce the percentage in vitro of T. cruzi-infected macrophages and the intracellular number of amastigotes at concentrations that were non-cytotoxic to macrophages...
  97. doi Aqueous ethanol extract of the fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Annonaceae) exhibits anti-anaphylactic and anti-inflammatory actions in mice
    David D Obiri
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    J Ethnopharmacol 148:940-5. 2013
    ..Aim of the study is to evaluate the anti-anaphylactic and anti-inflammatory effects of a 70% aqueous ethanol extract of the fruits of Xylopia aethiopica...
  98. doi Volatile oil from striped African pepper (Xylopia parviflora, Annonaceae) possesses notable chemopreventive, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial potential
    Verlaine Woguem
    Laboratory of Environmental and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, P O Box 183, Dschang, Cameroon Laboratory of Biochemistry of Medicinal Plants, Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, P O BOX 67, Dschang, Cameroon
    Food Chem 149:183-9. 2014
    ..7 macrophages treated with the oil, revealing a promising anti-inflammatory potential. The essential oil showed a measurable antimicrobial activity against all the species tested, while the radical scavenging activity was low. ..
  99. pmc Reassessing morphological homologies in the early-divergent angiosperm Fenerivia (annonaceae) based on floral vascular anatomy: significance for interpreting putative homeotic mutations
    Bine Xue
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e81923. 2013
    Fenerivia species (Annonaceae) are characterized by a prominent flange immediately below the perianth, which has been interpreted as synapomorphic for the genus...
  100. ncbi Purification and characterization of a lectin from Annona coriacea seeds
    Mirela B Coelho
    Departmento de Bioquimica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Protein Pept Lett 10:165-73. 2003
    A novel lectin, denominated ACLEC, was isolated from Annona coriacea seeds, belonging to the Annonaceae family. The lectin presented one protein band in SDS-PAGE of 14 kDa...
  101. ncbi An eudesmane glycoside from Fissistigma pallens
    T T Thuy
    Institute of Chemistry, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Pharmazie 61:570-1. 2006
    From Fissistigma pallens (Fin. & Gagn.) Merr. (Annonaceae), a Vietnamese folk medicinal plant, a novel eudesmane glycoside named fissispallin (1) has been isolated, besides afzelin...

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  1. Molecular Targets of Novel Antifungal Compounds
    Ameeta Agarwal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This work will provide a starting point in the development of new antifungal therapies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..