Indian almond family

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Alias: Combretaceae

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  1. ncbi alpha-Glucosidase inhibitory constituents from stem bark of Terminalia superba (Combretaceae)
    Jean Duplex Wansi
    Department of Chemistry, University of Douala, Faculty of Science, P O Box 24157, Douala, Cameroon
    Phytochemistry 68:2096-100. 2007
  2. pmc Cardiovascular effects of mollic acid glucoside, a 1alpha-hydroxycycloartenoid saponin extractive from Combretum molle R Br ex G Don (Combretaceae) leaf
    J A Ojewole
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:128-34. 2008
  3. doi Screening of medicinal plants from Reunion Island for antimalarial and cytotoxic activity
    M C Jonville
    Universite de Liege, CIRM, Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie B36, Av de l Hôpital, 1, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 120:382-6. 2008
  4. pmc Possible mechanisms of hypotension produced 70% alcoholic extract of Terminalia arjuna (L.) in anaesthetized dogs
    Srinivas Nammi
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530 003, Andhra Pradesh, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:5. 2003
  5. doi Bioactive pentacyclic triterpenes from the stems of Combretum laxum
    Eder Bisoli
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, MS, Brasil, 79070 900
    Molecules 13:2717-28. 2008
  6. ncbi Anti-HIV activity against immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-I) and type II (HIV-II) of compounds isolated from the stem bark of Combretum molle
    Kaleab Asres
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 43:15-20. 2005
  7. pmc Saponins and a lignan derivative of Terminalia tropophylla from the Madagascar Dry Forest
    Shugeng Cao
    Department of Chemistry, M C 0212, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Phytochemistry 71:95-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Five biflavonoids from Calycopteris floribunda (Combretaceae)
    Ralf Mayer
    Pharmazeutisches Institut, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat, Kreuzbergweg 26, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Phytochemistry 65:593-601. 2004
  9. ncbi Anti-tumor and anti-vascular effects of the novel tubulin-binding agent combretastatin A-1 phosphate
    S E Holwell
    Cancer Research Unit, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, U K
    Anticancer Res 22:3933-40. 2002
  10. doi The anti-inflammatory effect of triphala in arthritic-induced rats
    Sowmiya Kalaiselvan
    Immunopathology Lab, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Pharm Biol 53:51-60. 2015

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  1. ncbi alpha-Glucosidase inhibitory constituents from stem bark of Terminalia superba (Combretaceae)
    Jean Duplex Wansi
    Department of Chemistry, University of Douala, Faculty of Science, P O Box 24157, Douala, Cameroon
    Phytochemistry 68:2096-100. 2007
    ..All the isolated compounds were evaluated for their glycosidase inhibition activities. Gallic acid and methyl gallate showed significant alpha-glucosidase inhibition activity...
  2. pmc Cardiovascular effects of mollic acid glucoside, a 1alpha-hydroxycycloartenoid saponin extractive from Combretum molle R Br ex G Don (Combretaceae) leaf
    J A Ojewole
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:128-34. 2008
    ..acid glucoside (MAG), a 1alpha-hydroxycycloartenoid saponin extractive from Combretum molle R Br ex G Don (Combretaceae) leaf, have been investigated in some experimental animal paradigms...
  3. doi Screening of medicinal plants from Reunion Island for antimalarial and cytotoxic activity
    M C Jonville
    Universite de Liege, CIRM, Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie B36, Av de l Hôpital, 1, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 120:382-6. 2008
    ..Nine plants from Reunion Island, selected using ethnopharmacology and chemotaxonomy, were investigated for their potential antimalarial value...
  4. pmc Possible mechanisms of hypotension produced 70% alcoholic extract of Terminalia arjuna (L.) in anaesthetized dogs
    Srinivas Nammi
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530 003, Andhra Pradesh, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:5. 2003
    The bark of Terminalia arjuna L. (Combretaceae) is used in Ayurveda since ancient times for the treatment of cardiac disorders. Previous laboratory investigations have demonstrated the use of the bark in cardiovascular complications...
  5. doi Bioactive pentacyclic triterpenes from the stems of Combretum laxum
    Eder Bisoli
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, MS, Brasil, 79070 900
    Molecules 13:2717-28. 2008
    ..beta-D-glucopyranosyl 2alpha,3beta,6beta-trihydroxyolean-12-en-28-oate is reported for the first time in the Combretaceae, while bellericoside and asiatic acid are described for the first time in the genus Combretum...
  6. ncbi Anti-HIV activity against immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-I) and type II (HIV-II) of compounds isolated from the stem bark of Combretum molle
    Kaleab Asres
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 43:15-20. 2005
    ..Br. Ex. G. Don.) Engl & Diels (Combretaceae), a plant widely used in Ethiopian traditional medicine for the treatment of liver diseases, malaria and ..
  7. pmc Saponins and a lignan derivative of Terminalia tropophylla from the Madagascar Dry Forest
    Shugeng Cao
    Department of Chemistry, M C 0212, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Phytochemistry 71:95-9. 2010
    A study of an EtOH extract obtained from the roots of the Madagascan plant Terminalia tropophylla H. Perrier (Combretaceae) led to isolation of the oleanane-type triterpenoid saponin 1, the lignan derivative 2, and the two known saponins ..
  8. ncbi Five biflavonoids from Calycopteris floribunda (Combretaceae)
    Ralf Mayer
    Pharmazeutisches Institut, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat, Kreuzbergweg 26, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Phytochemistry 65:593-601. 2004
    ..f. biflavonoids 6-11. Compound 1 represents a calycopterone derivative, 2-5 have a calyflorenone skeleton. With regard to one chiral center (C-6"), 4 and 3 are the respective epimers of 2 and 11...
  9. ncbi Anti-tumor and anti-vascular effects of the novel tubulin-binding agent combretastatin A-1 phosphate
    S E Holwell
    Cancer Research Unit, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, U K
    Anticancer Res 22:3933-40. 2002
    The combretastatins are derived from an African medicinal plant Combretum caffrum (Combretaceae)...
  10. doi The anti-inflammatory effect of triphala in arthritic-induced rats
    Sowmiya Kalaiselvan
    Immunopathology Lab, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Pharm Biol 53:51-60. 2015
    Triphala, an Indian Ayurvedic herbal formulation which contains Terminalia chebula Retz. (Combretaceae), Terminalia bellerica (Gaertn.) Roxb. (Combretaceae) and Emblica officinalis L...
  11. pmc In vivo and in vitro inhibition of rat liver glutathione transferases activity by extracts from Combretum zeyheri (Combretaceae) and Parinari curatellifolia (Chrysobalanaceae)
    David Gweshelo
    School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Complement Altern Med 16:238. 2016
    ....
  12. doi Gastroprotective activity of the ethanolic extract and hexane phase of Combretum duarteanum Cambess. (Combretaceae)
    Gedson Rodrigues de Morais Lima
    Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Laboratorio de Tecnologia Farmaceutica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, PB, 58051 970, Brazil
    J Nat Med 67:492-502. 2013
    ..Neither product increased the mucus, and they both showed dependence on NO and SH groups to prevent gastric ulcer. Both Cd-EtOHE and Cd-HexP demonstrated gastroprotective activity...
  13. pmc Screening of twenty-four South African Combretum and six Terminalia species (Combretaceae) for antioxidant activities
    P Masoko
    Phytomedicine Programme, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 4:231-9. 2006
    The dried leaves of Combretum and Terminalia species (Combretaceae) were extracted with acetone, hexane, dichloromethane and methanol. Thin layer chromatography (TLC) plates were developed under saturated conditions and sprayed with 0...
  14. pmc Isolation and characterization of an antifungal compound 5-hydroxy-7,4'-dimethoxyflavone from Combretum zeyheri
    Rumbidzai Mangoyi
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Zimbabwe, P O Box MP 167, Harare, Mt Pleasant, Zimbabwe
    BMC Complement Altern Med 15:405. 2015
    Combretum zeyheri, belongs to the family Combretaceae and is one of the most popular herbal plants in tropical and subtropical countries...
  15. doi Polarity of extracts and fractions of four Combretum (Combretaceae) species used to treat infections and gastrointestinal disorders in southern African traditional medicine has a major effect on different relevant in vitro activities
    Aroke S Ahmed
    Phytomedicine Programme, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 154:339-50. 2014
    ..Much of the work done to date on this genus was on the non-polar or intermediate polarity components. Some parameters that may cause diarrhoea and the evaluation of more polar extracts have apparently not been investigated...
  16. doi Antioxidant activities of leaf galls extracts of Terminalia chebula (Gaertn.) Retz. (Combretaceae)
    Ravi Shankara Birur Eshwarappa
    Department of Chemistry, School of Graduate Studies, Jain University, India
    Acta Sci Pol Technol Aliment 14:. 2015
    ....
  17. ncbi Acceleration of lipid degradation by sericoside of Terminalia sericea roots in Fully differentiated 3T3-L1 cells
    Miyako Mochizuki
    Department of Health and Nutrition, Faculty of Home Economics, Gifu Women s University, Gifu, Japan
    Phytother Res 20:1020-1. 2006
    Sericoside is a traditional herbal saponin from Terminalia sericea (Family Combretaceae)...
  18. doi Implication of PKS type I gene and chromatographic strategy for the biodiscovery of antimicrobial polyketide metabolites from endosymbiotic Nocardiopsis prasina CLA68
    H C Yashavantha Rao
    Microbial Drugs Laboratory, Department of Studies in Microbiology, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore, 570 006, Karnataka, India
    Naturwissenschaften 103:45. 2016
    ..An endophytic strain CLA68 was isolated from the root of Combretum latifolium Blume (Combretaceae) collected from the Western Ghats of Southern India...
  19. pmc Anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant activities of leaf extracts of Combretum vendae (Combretecacea) and the isolation of an anti-bacterial compound
    Nancy Patience Motlalepula Komape
    Phytomedicine Programme, Department of Para Clinical Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 11:73-7. 2014
    Combretum vendae A.E. van Wyk (Combretaceae) is used for the treatment of bacterial related infections and oxidative related diseases by indigenous people of South Africa. Dried leaves extracts of C...
  20. doi The genus Anogeissus: A review on ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry and pharmacology
    Deeksha Singh
    Department of Pharmacy, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Punjab, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 194:30-56. 2016
    The genus Anogeissus (axlewood tree, ghatti tree, button tree and chewing stick tree) belongs to Combretaceae, includes eight species that are distributed in Asia and Africa...
  21. ncbi Antiulcer and antimicrobial activity of Anogeissus latifolia
    R Govindarajan
    Pharmacognosy and Ethnopharmacology Division, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:57-61. 2006
    Ethnobotanically, the bark of Anogeissus latifolia (Roxb. ex DC.) Wall. ex Guill. and Perr.(Combretaceae) has been reported to be used in the treatment of various disorders including stomach and skin diseases...
  22. pmc Structural Aspects of Antioxidant and Genotoxic Activities of Two Flavonoids Obtained from Ethanolic Extract of Combretum leprosum
    Cassiana Macagnan Viau
    Department of Basic Health Sciences, Laboratory of Genetic Toxicology, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre UFCSPA, Rua Sarmento Leite 245, 90150 170 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil National Institute for Translational Research on Health and Environment in the Amazon Region, CNPq INCT INPeTAm, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2016:9849134. 2016
    Combretum leprosum Mart., a member of the Combretaceae family, is a traditionally used Brazilian medicinal plant, although no evidence in the literature substantiates its antioxidant action and the safety of its use...
  23. doi Combretum leprosum Mart. (Combretaceae): potential as an antiproliferative and anti-inflammatory agent
    Cintia Delai da Silva Horinouchi
    Laboratory of Inflammation, Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal do Parana, PO Box 19031, CEP 81530 900 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 145:311-9. 2013
    ..In this study we investigated the possible potential of this extract to treat inflammatory and hyperproliferative skin conditions...
  24. pmc Evaluation of 17 medicinal plants from Northern Côte d'Ivoire for their in vitro activity against Streptococcus pneumoniae
    W Mamidou Koné
    UFR Sciences de la Nature, Université d Abobo Adjamé, 02 B P 801 Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 4:17-22. 2006
    ..Andira inermis (Fabaceae), Uapaca togoensis (Euphorbiaceae), Keetia hispida (Rubiaceae) and Combretum molle (Combretaceae). This is the first time that the antipneumococcal activity of the tested plants is reported...
  25. ncbi Antibacterial and cytotoxic activities of Terminalia stenostachya and Terminalia spinosa
    Zakaria H Mbwambo
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 13:119-24. 2011
    Plants that belong to the Combretaceae family have long history of use in the traditional medicine systems of Africa and Asia for treatment of diseases and conditions associated with HIV/AIDS-opportunistic infections...
  26. ncbi Antifungal activities of six South African Terminalia species (Combretaceae)
    P Masoko
    Phytomedicine Programme, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:301-8. 2005
    ..0.08 mg/ml, some were with MIC values as low as 0.02 mg/ml. Microsporum canis was the most susceptible microorganism and Terminalia sericea extracts were the most active against nearly all microorganisms tested...
  27. doi Phytochemical Screening and Acute Toxicity of Aqueous Extract of Leaves of Conocarpus erectus Linnaeus in Swiss Albino Mice
    Dayane K D Nascimento
    Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Av Prof Moraes Rego, 1235, Cidade Universitaria, 50760 420 Recife, PE, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 88:1431-7. 2016
    ..Conocarpus erectus (Combretaceae) known as button mangrove is one of the species found in mangroves and it is used in folk medicine in the ..
  28. ncbi Antioxidant and antiacetylcholine esterase potential of aerial parts of Conocarpus erectus, Ficus variegata and Ficus maclellandii
    Muhammad Asam Raza
    Department of Chemistry, Hafiz Hayat Campus, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 29:489-95. 2016
    ..The aerial parts of Conocarpus erectus (Combretaceae), Ficus variegata (Moraceae) and Ficus maclellandii (Moraceae) were extracted with ethanol (95%) and the ..
  29. doi Beneficial effect of medicinal plants on the contractility of post-hypoxic isolated guinea pig atria - Potential implications for the treatment of ischemic-reperfusion injury
    Robbert Bipat
    a Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname
    Pharm Biol 54:1483-9. 2016
    ..Moraceae), Erythrina fusca Lour. (Fabaceae), Psidium guajava L. (Myrtaceae) and Terminalia catappa L. (Combretaceae) were evaluated for their ability to improve the decreased contractility of isolated guinea pig atria after ..
  30. doi Terminalia macroptera, its current medicinal use and future perspectives
    Anh Thu Pham
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Section Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, The University of Oslo, PO Box 1068 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Ethnopharmacol 137:1486-91. 2011
    The tree Terminalia macroptera (Combretaceae) is widespread in Western Africa, and in this area, different parts have been utilized in the treatment of various diseases. In this article, we report on the medicinal use of T...
  31. doi Combination of spices and herbal extract restores macrophage foam cell migration and abrogates the athero-inflammatory signalling cascade of atherogenesis
    Chetan Nimgulkar
    Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre, National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR, Jamai Osmania, Hyderabad 500 007, India
    Vascul Pharmacol 72:53-63. 2015
    ..officinale R (Zingiberaceae), Curcuma longa L (Zingiberaceae)) and herbs (Terminalia arjuna (R) W & A (Combretaceae) and Cyperus rotundus L (Cyperaceae)) prevents foam cell formation and atherogenesis...
  32. doi Divergence times, historical biogeography, and shifts in speciation rates of Myrtales
    Brent A Berger
    Department of Biological Sciences, St John s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11432, USA Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, 430 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 95:116-36. 2016
    ..b>Combretaceae is identified as the sister clade to all remaining families with moderate support, and within the latter clade, ..
  33. pmc Antibacterial, anti-HIV-1 protease and cytotoxic activities of aqueous ethanolic extracts from Combretum adenogonium Steud. Ex A. Rich (Combretaceae)
    Novatus F Mushi
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:163. 2012
    Records have shown that Combretum adenogonium Steud. Ex A. Rich (Combretaceae) is used in traditional medicine systems of several tribes in Tanzania...
  34. ncbi Floral scent chemistry of mangrove plants
    Hiroshi Azuma
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Plant Res 115:47-53. 2002
    ..Smith (Sonneratiaceae), Nypa fruticans (Thunb.) Wurmb. (Palmae), Lumnitzera racemosa Willd. (Combretaceae), Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh. (Avicenniaceae or Verbenaceae), and Pemphis acidula Forst. (Lythraceae)...
  35. doi Identification of natural metabolites in mixture: a pattern recognition strategy based on (13)C NMR
    Jane Hubert
    Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de Reims UMR CNRS 7312, SFR CAP Santé, Universite de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Reims, France
    Anal Chem 86:2955-62. 2014
    ..amp; Perr. (Combretaceae). Starting from 5 g of this genuine extract, the fraction series was generated by CPE in only 95 min...
  36. doi Pharmacological evaluation of fruits of Terminalia belerica Roxb. for antiulcer activity
    Hitesh Jawanjal
    IPS Academy, Indore, India
    J Complement Integr Med 9:Article 9. 2012
    The antiulcer activity of 70% methanolic extract of fruits of Terminalia belerica Roxb. (Combretaceae) was evaluated using ethanol induced, aspirin induced, cold stress restraint and pylorus ligated ulcer in rats...
  37. doi Seed dispersal and predation of Buchenavia tomentosa Eichler (Combretaceae) in a Cerrado sensu stricto, midwest Brazil
    J Farias
    Rede de Biodiversidade e Biotecnologia da Amazônia Legal, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 75:S88-96. 2015
    ..tomentosa in the cerrado of PESA may be due to massive fruit production, low rates of seed predation, and efficient seed dispersal by tapirs, occurring before the rains which promote germination and recruitment of this species...
  38. doi In vitro antiplasmodial activity of some medicinal plants of Burkina Faso
    Lamoussa Paul Ouattara
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, 01 BP 2208, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso, France
    Parasitol Res 113:405-16. 2014
    ..Overall, two plants belonging to the Combretaceae family, Combretum fragrans and Combretum collinum appeared to be the best candidates and will be further ..
  39. ncbi The phytochemical composition and in vitro antiviral activity of decoctions from galls of Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel. (Combretaceae) and their relative non-toxicity for chickens
    C E Lamien
    Laboratoire de Biochimie et Chimie Appliquées, UFR SVT, Universite de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 72:111-8. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that aqueous decoctions of galls from G. senegalensis are non-toxic for chickens when administered orally, even at a daily dose of 100 mg/kg for 14 days...
  40. ncbi In vitro immunomodulatory activity of plants used by the Tacana ethnic group in Bolivia
    E Deharo
    Centre IRD, BP 165, Cayenne Guyane 97323, France
    Phytomedicine 11:516-22. 2004
    ..from Astronium urundeuvea (Anacardiaceae), Cochlospermum vitifolium (Cochlospermaceae), Terminalia amazonica (Combretaceae), Triplaris americana (Polygonaceae), Uncaria tomentosa (Rubiaceae) and Euterpe precatoria (Arecaceae) roots...
  41. ncbi How dietary plant nectar affects the survival, growth, and fecundity of a cursorial spider Cheiracanthium inclusum (Araneae: Miturgidae)
    R M Taylor
    Center for Life Sciences Education, 255A Jennings Hall, 1735 Neil Ave, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1379-86. 2009
    ..Nectar came from the extrafloral nectaries of Indian almond, Terminalia cattapa L. (Combretaceae)...
  42. doi Two new bioactive oleanane triterpene glycosides from Terminalia arjuna
    M Sarwar Alam
    Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 110062, India
    Nat Prod Res 22:1279-88. 2008
    ..designated as Termiarjunoside I and Termiarjunoside II were isolated from stem bark of Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) and characterized as olean-1alpha,3beta,9alpha,22alpha-tetraol-12-en-28-oic acid-3beta-D-glucopyranoside (1) ..
  43. ncbi Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity of four known and one new triterpenoid from Combretum imberbe (Combretaceae)
    J E Angeh
    Department of Paraclinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort 0110, Pretoria, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 110:56-60. 2007
    ..6 micro/ml) against K-562, L-929 and HeLa cell lines, respectively. The results of this study give credence to the ethnomedicinal use of Combretum imberbe and expand our knowledge on the biological activity of its metabolites...
  44. doi Vasorelaxant effects of extracts of the stem bark of Terminalia superba Engler & Diels (Combretaceae)
    Esther Ngo Lemba Tom
    EA 4267 Sciences Séparatives, Biologiques et Pharmaceutiques, UFR des Sciences Médicales et Pharmaceutiques, 25030 Besancon, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:335-40. 2010
    The stem bark of Terminalia superba (Combretaceae) (TS) is used in traditional Cameroonian medicine as antihypertensive remedy...
  45. ncbi Antiulcerogenic activity of Combretum leprosum
    P H M Nunes
    Departamento de Biofísica e Fisiologia CCS, Universidade Federal do Piaui, Campus Universitário Ministro Petrônio Portela Bloco SG 8, Ininga, 64049 550, Teresina PI, Brazil
    Pharmazie 64:58-62. 2009
    ..amp; Eiche (Combretaceae) on experimental ulcers induced by ethanol and indomethacin and on gastric secretion and mucus content in ..
  46. doi Anti-inflammatory, anti-lipid peroxidative, antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activities of hydroalcoholic extract of Terminalia chebula fruits
    Anwesa Bag
    Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India and
    Pharm Biol 51:1515-20. 2013
    Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. Terminalia chebula Retz. (Combretaceae) fruit is mentioned in Ayurveda as useful in treating arthritic disorders.
  47. ncbi Antibacterial screening of some Peruvian medicinal plants used in Callería District
    P Kloucek
    Department of Crop Sciences and Agroforestry, Institute of Tropics and Subtropics, Czech University of Agriculture Prague, Kamycka 129, 165 21 Prague 6 Suchdol, Czech Republic
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:309-12. 2005
    ..macrocarpa (Celastraceae), Phyllanthus amarus (Euphorbiaceae), Piper aduncum (Piperaceae), Terminalia catappa (Combretaceae), and Uncaria tomentosa (Rubiaceae), medicinal plants traditionally used in Calleria District for treating ..
  48. ncbi Casuarinin from the bark of Terminalia arjuna induces apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in human breast adenocarcinoma MCF-7 cells
    Po Lin Kuo
    Department of Biotechnology, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
    Planta Med 71:237-43. 2005
    Casuarinin, a hydrolyzable tannin isolated from the bark of Terminalia arjuna L. (Combretaceae), was investigated for its antiproliferative activity in human breast adenocarcinoma MCF-7 cells...
  49. doi Centrifugal partition extraction in the pH-zone-refining displacement mode: an efficient strategy for the screening and isolation of biologically active phenolic compounds
    Mahmoud Hamzaoui
    UMR CNRS 7312, Universite de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Bat 18, Moulin de la Housse, BP 1039, 51687 Reims, Cedex 2, France
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 937:7-12. 2013
    ..amp; Perr. (Combretaceae)...
  50. doi Antimalarial, hematological, and antioxidant effects of methanolic extract of Terminalia avicennioides in Plasmodium berghei-infected mice
    Akhere A Omonkhua
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
    Parasitol Res 112:3497-503. 2013
    Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr. (Combretaceae) is used traditionally to treat malaria in Nigeria. To establish its efficacy, methanolic extract of T...
  51. ncbi Cytoprotective effect on oxidative stress and inhibitory effect on cellular aging of Terminalia chebula fruit
    Minkyun Na
    College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
    Phytother Res 18:737-41. 2004
    The ethanol extract from the fruit of Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) exhibited significant inhibitory activity on oxidative stress and the age-dependent shortening of the telomeric DNA length...
  52. ncbi Synergistic in vitro antimalarial activity of plant extracts used as traditional herbal remedies in Mali
    N Azas
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Hygiene et Zoologie, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Pharmacie, Marseille, France
    Parasitol Res 88:165-71. 2002
    ..O. Kuntze, Rubiaceae, Nauclea latifolia (Sm.), Rubiaceae, Guiera senegalensis (Gmel.), Combretaceae, and Feretia apodanthera (Del.), Rubiaceae...
  53. ncbi Induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human non-small cell lung cancer A549 cells by casuarinin from the bark of Terminalia arjuna Linn
    Po Lin Kuo
    Department of Biotechnology, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
    Anticancer Drugs 16:409-15. 2005
    Casuarinin, a hydrolyzable tannin isolated from the bark of Terminalia arjuna Linn. (Combretaceae), inhibits human non-small cell lung cancer A549 cells by blocking cell cycle progression in the G0/G1 phase and inducing apoptosis...
  54. doi The anthelmintic effect of aqueous methanol extract of Combretum molle (R. Br. x. G. Don) (Combretaceae) in lambs experimentally infected with Haemonchus contortus
    M K Simon
    Department of Parasitology and Entomology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
    Vet Parasitol 187:280-4. 2012
    ..There is also the need to evaluate other parts of the plant (root, leaves, fruits, etc.) for the same effect...
  55. ncbi Antiherpes simplex virus type 2 activity of casuarinin from the bark of Terminalia arjuna Linn
    Hua Yew Cheng
    Graduate Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih Chuan 1st Road, Taiwan, ROC
    Antiviral Res 55:447-55. 2002
    Casuarinin, a hydrolyzable tannin isolated from the bark of Terminalia arjuna Linn. (Combretaceae), was investigated for its antiviral activity on herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) in vitro...
  56. pmc Screening Togolese medicinal plants for few pharmacological properties
    Simplice D Karou
    Centre de Recherche et de Formation sur les Plantes médicinales CERFOPLAM, Universite de Lome, BP 1515, Lome, Togo
    Pharmacognosy Res 4:116-22. 2012
    Terminalia macroptera Guill. et Perr. (Combretaceae), Sida alba L. (Malvaceae), Prosopis africana Guill et Perr. Taub. (Mimosaceae), Bridelia ferruginea Benth. (Euphorbiaceae), and Vetiveria nigritana Stapf...
  57. ncbi Arjunetin from Terminalia arjuna as an insect feeding-deterrent and growth inhibitor
    D V Singh
    Analytical Testing Laboratory, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India
    Phytother Res 18:131-4. 2004
    Crude ethanolic extract of the stem bark of Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) and its three compounds namely arjunic acid, arjungenin and arjunetin were evaluated for antifeedant, growth inhibitory and oviposition-deterrent activities ..
  58. doi Biological activities of phenolic compounds and triterpenoids from the galls of Terminalia chebula
    Aranya Manosroi
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Chem Biodivers 10:1448-63. 2013
    ..myrobalan tree; Combretaceae), were evaluated for their inhibitory activities against melanogenesis in B16 melanoma cells induced by α-..
  59. ncbi Evaluation of wound healing activity of some herbal formulations
    Pulok K Mukherjee
    Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Calcutta 700032, India
    Phytother Res 17:265-8. 2003
    ..e. Arjuna bark (Terminalia arjuna, Family-Combretaceae), extract was evaluated for its wound healing potential in two types of wound models in rats (i) excision wound ..
  60. pmc Inhibitory and bactericidal potential of crude acetone extracts of Combretum molle (Combretaceae) on drug-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori
    Collise Njume
    Microbial Pathogenicity and Molecular Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Fort Hare, P Bag X1314, Alice 5700, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:438-45. 2011
    ..05) as opposed to amoxicillin (p<0.05). The results demonstrate that C. molle may contain therapeutically-useful compounds against H. pylori, which are mostly concentrated in the acetone extract...
  61. doi The use of a rat model to evaluate the in vivo toxicity and wound healing activity of selected Combretum and Terminalia (Combretaceae) species extracts
    Peter Masoko
    Phytomedicine Programme, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110 South Africa
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 77:E1-7. 2010
    ..The extracts could perhaps overcome defects associated with healing failure in chronic wounds and prevent secondary bacterial and fungal infections...
  62. doi Constituents from Terminalia species increase PPARα and PPARγ levels and stimulate glucose uptake without enhancing adipocyte differentiation
    Min Hye Yang
    National Center for Natural Products Research, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, MS 38677, USA
    J Ethnopharmacol 149:490-8. 2013
    The fruits of Terminalia bellerica Roxb. (Combretaceae) and T. chebula Retz. (Combretaceae) are important components of triphala, a popular Ayurvedic formulation, for treating diabetes in Indian traditional medicine.
  63. pmc Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical screening of Buchenavia tetraphylla (Aubl.) R. A. Howard (Combretaceae: Combretoideae)
    Ygor Lucena Cabral de Oliveira
    Laboratório de Produtos Naturais, Departamento de Bioquimica, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego, s n Cidade Universitária, 50670 420 Recife, PE, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:849302. 2012
    ..Our work showed for the first time the broad-spread antimicrobial activity of B. tetraphylla, which has nonhemolytic action, creating a new perspective on the interesting association of traditional and scientific knowledge...
  64. pmc The use of polliniferous resources by Melipona capixaba, an endangered stingless bee species
    Bruna Danielle Vieira Serra
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Programa de Pós Graduação em Entomologia, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Av PH Rolfs, Vicosa, Minas Gerais 36570 000, Brazil
    J Insect Sci 12:1-14. 2012
    ..pollen type in the corbiculae in Conceição do Castelo municipality; Eucalyptus, Myrcia, and Melastomatacea/Combretaceae in the Fazenda do Estado district; and Eucalyptus and Myrcia in the São Paulo de Aracê district, both in the ..
  65. doi Microsatellite-based evidences of genetic bottlenecks in the cryptic species "Andrographis paniculata Nees": a potential anticancer agent
    Alireza Valdiani
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia UPM, 43400, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Mol Biol Rep 40:1775-84. 2013
    ..by employing the primers belonging to Acanthus ilicifolius Linn (Acanthaceae) and Lumnitzera racemosa Wild (Combretaceae). The primers were then applied on the Malaysian AP accessions...
  66. doi Combretum mucronatum and Capparis thonningii prevent scopolamine-induced memory deficit in mice
    Ismail Ogunbayode Ishola
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Nigeria
    Pharm Biol 51:49-57. 2013
    Roots of Combretum mucronatum Schumach. & Thonn. (Combretaceae) and Capparis thonningii Schum. (Capparaceae) are used in southwest Nigeria in the treatment of inflammatory disorders and mental illness.
  67. doi In vivo anthelmintic activity of Anogeissus leiocarpus Guill & Perr (Combretaceae) against nematodes in naturally infected sheep
    Dramane Soro
    Laboratoire de Botanique, UFR Biosciences, Université Félix Houphouët Boigny, BP 582, Abidjan 22, Cote d Ivoire
    Parasitol Res 112:2681-8. 2013
    ..This study has shown that A. leiocarpus could find an application in the control of multiparasitism in small ruminants...
  68. doi Bioactivities of the genus Combretum (Combretaceae): a review
    Gedson Rodrigues de Morais Lima
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University of Paraiba, João Pessoa 58051 970, PB, Brazil
    Molecules 17:9142-206. 2012
    The Combretaceae is a large family of herbs, shrubs and trees, comprising about 20 genera and 600 species with tropical distribution around the globe and centers of diversity in Africa and Asia...
  69. doi Antitumour activity of Terminalia arjuna leaf against Ehrlich ascites carcinoma in mice
    Moulisha Biswas
    Bengal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kalyani, Nadia 741235, India
    Nat Prod Res 26:1141-4. 2012
    Terminalia arjuna Roxb. (Combretaceae), commonly known as 'Arjuna', is a large tree occurring throughout the Indian peninsula. This study was undertaken to evaluate the methanol extract of T...
  70. doi Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of Terminalia macroptera root
    Olga Silva
    iMed UL, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Fitoterapia 83:872-6. 2012
    The root of Terminalia macroptera Guill. & Perr. (Combretaceae) is widely used in African traditional medicine to treat various infectious diseases, including stomach-associated diseases...
  71. doi Vascular effects and antioxidant activity of two Combretum species from Democratic Republic of Congo
    Francine Nsuadi Manga
    Laboratory of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, CP 205 7, Bd du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 142:194-200. 2012
    Combretum racemosum P. Beauv (Combretaceae) leaves (CrLv) and root bark (CrRB) and Combretum celastroides subsp...
  72. doi Phytochemical and antimicrobial investigations of stilbenoids and flavonoids isolated from three species of Combretaceae
    David R Katerere
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Fitoterapia 83:932-40. 2012
    The antimicrobial activity and chemistry of the African Combretaceae has been well studied in recent years. The present study aimed to investigate the phytochemistry and antimicrobial activity of lesser known members of this family viz. C...
  73. doi Antitrypanosomal activity of some medicinal plants from Nigerian ethnomedicine
    Oyindamola O Abiodun
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Parasitol Res 110:521-6. 2012
    ..ex Baker) Meeuwen, Jatropha curcas Linn. (Euphorbiaceae), Terminalia catappa Linn. (Combretaceae), and Vitex doniana Sweet (Verbenaceae) displayed remarkable antitrypanosomal activity (IC(50) 2.1-17...
  74. pmc Antibacterial and Antioxidant Properties of the Methanolic Extract of the Stem Bark of Pteleopsis hylodendron (Combretaceae)
    Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Antimicrobial Substances, University of Dschang, P O Box 67 Dschang, Cameroon
    Chemother Res Pract 2011:218750. 2011
    Pteleopsis hylodendron (Combretaceae) is used in Cameroon and West Africa folk medicine for the treatment of various microbial infections (measles, chickenpox, and sexually transmitted diseases)...
  75. doi Inhibitory potential of traditional herbs on α-amylase activity
    Sarmistha Saha
    Department of Zoology, School of Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
    Pharm Biol 50:326-31. 2012
    ..Use of carbohydrate-hydrolyzing enzyme inhibitors proved to be an important strategy for the management of postprandial hyperglycemia by delaying the process of carbohydrate hydrolysis and absorption...
  76. doi Phenolic compounds and their anti-oxidative properties and protein kinase inhibition from the Chinese mangrove plant Laguncularia racemosa
    Cui Shi
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, Peking University, Beijing 100083, PR China
    Phytochemistry 71:435-42. 2010
    ..f. (Combretaceae), together with 23 known phenolic metabolites...
  77. doi Botanical characterization of Guiera senegalensis leaves
    Olga Silva
    iMed UL CECF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Av Prof Gama Pinto, 1649 019 Lisbon, Portugal
    Microsc Microanal 14:398-404. 2008
    Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel. (Combretaceae) is one of the most important West African medicinal plants, often used to treat a variety of microbial infections...
  78. ncbi Methyl gardenolate A, a novel cycloartenoid ester from the leaves of Combretum woodii (Combretaceae)
    Philip H Coombes
    Natural Products Research Group, School of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Nat Prod Lett 16:301-4. 2002
    ..krausii...
  79. ncbi Fitness related diet-mixing by intraspecific host-plant-switching of specialist insect herbivores
    Karsten Mody
    Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Biozentrum, Am Hubland, D 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
    Ecology 88:1012-20. 2007
    ..The caterpillars switched regularly between host tree individuals (Combretum fragrans, Combretaceae)...
  80. doi Antihyperglycaemic activity of aqueous leaf extract of Combretum micranthum (Combretaceae) in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats
    Aminu Chika
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Health Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Ali Akilu Road, Sokoto, Nigeria
    J Ethnopharmacol 129:34-7. 2010
    ..To investigate antidiabetic effect of the leaves of Combretum micranthum G. Don, a medicinal plant used for treating diabetes in Northwestern Nigeria...
  81. ncbi Antidiabetic activity of Terminalia catappa Linn fruits
    A N Nagappa
    Pharmacy Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 88:45-50. 2003
    ..potential, effect of the petroleum ether, methanol, and aqueous extracts of Terminalia catappa Linn (combretaceae) fruit, on fasting blood sugar levels and serum biochemical analysis in alloxan-induced diabetic rats were ..
  82. doi Hypoglycaemic effect of mollic acid glucoside, a 1alpha-hydroxycycloartenoid saponin extractive from Combretum molle R. Br. ex G. Don (Combretaceae) leaf, in rodents
    John A O Ojewole
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4000, South Africa
    J Nat Med 63:117-23. 2009
    ..These findings lend pharmacological credence to the folkloric, ethnomedical uses of the plant's leaf in the management and/or control of diabetes mellitus in some rural communities of southern Africa...
  83. ncbi The diversity of antibacterial compounds of Terminalia species (Combretaceae)
    S L Shinde
    Department of Botany, Shri Shivaji College, Parbhani, Maharashtra, India
    Pak J Biol Sci 12:1483-6. 2009
    ..Terminalia catappa found to possess the compounds which are more antibacterial. Terminalia arjuna and T. catappa plants were found most promising for isolating antibacterial compounds...
  84. ncbi Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Combretum nioroense Aubrév. ex Keay (Combretaceae)
    T H Coulidiati
    Laboratoire de Biochimie et Chimie Appliquées, UFR SVT, Universite de Ouagadougou, 09 BP 848 Ouagadougou 09, Burkina Faso
    Pak J Biol Sci 12:264-9. 2009
    ..The results showed that the butanol fraction, with the highest phenolic content, exhibited the best antioxidant and antibacterial activities as compared to the ethyl acetate fraction which contains more flavonoids...
  85. ncbi Spatial distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Terminalia catappa L. (Combretaceae) bark from a selected heavy road traffic area of Rio de Janeiro City, Brazil
    Annibal D Pereira Netto
    Departamento de Quimica Analitica, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Outeiro de São João Batista, s n 24020 150 Niterói, RJ, Brazil
    J Hazard Mater 142:389-96. 2007
    ..b>Combretaceae) bark...
  86. doi HPLC-SPE-NMR identification of a novel metabolite containing the benzo[c]oxepin skeleton from the endophytic fungus Pestalotiopsis virgatula culture
    Julie R Kesting
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Planta Med 75:1104-6. 2009
    ..b>Combretaceae) disclosed the presence of a simple but unprecedented low-molecular-weight metabolite, 9-hydroxybenzo[ C]oxepin-..
  87. ncbi Anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of the n-butanol fraction from Pteleopsis suberosa stem bark
    M P Germano
    Pharmaco Biological Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Vill SS Annunziata, Messina, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:271-5. 2008
    Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. et Diels (Combretaceae) is a tree distributed in many African countries. The decoction from the stem bark is orally administered for the treatment of gastric ulcers in traditional medicine...
  88. ncbi Effect of 1,2,3,4,6-penta-O-galloyl-beta-D-glucose on elastase and hyaluronidase activities and its type II collagen expression
    Song Ja Kim
    Department of Biology, Kongju National University, Kongju 314 701, Korea
    Acta Pol Pharm 67:145-50. 2010
    ..from natural resources, fifty Korean plants were screened, and the fruit of Terminalia chebula RETZIUS (Combretaceae) was selected for further structural isolation due to its potent efficacy...
  89. ncbi Some pharmacological properties of extracts of Terminalia sericea roots
    M J Moshi
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, MUCHS, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:43-7. 2005
    Terminalia sericea Burch. Ex. DC (Combretaceae) extracts are used to treat bacterial infections, diarrhea, and diabetes...
  90. ncbi Calycopterones and calyflorenones, novel biflavonoids from Calycopteris floribunda
    R Mayer
    Pharmazeutisches Institut, Universitat Bonn, Kreuzbergweg 26, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    J Nat Prod 62:1274-8. 1999
    ..new biflavonoids, calyflorenones A (3) and B (4), were isolated from dried leaves of Calycopteris floribunda (Combretaceae). Structures 1-4 were investigated by spectroscopic methods...
  91. ncbi Ulcer protective effect of Terminalia arjuna on gastric mucosal defensive mechanism in experimental rats
    R S Devi
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, Tamil Nadu, India
    Phytother Res 21:762-7. 2007
    The methanol extract of the bark of Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) (TAE) showed marked antiulcer and ulcer healing activity against 80% ethanol (ETH), diclofenac sodium (DIC) and dexamethasone (DEX) induced ulcer models dose dependently ..
  92. ncbi Analgesic and antiinflammatory effects of mollic acid glucoside, a 1 alpha-hydroxycycloartenoid saponin extractive from Combretum molle R. Br. ex G. Don (Combretaceae) leaf
    John A O Ojewole
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Private Bag X54001, Durban 4000, South Africa
    Phytother Res 22:30-5. 2008
    ....
  93. ncbi Antifungal activities of five Combretaceae used in Togolese traditional medicine
    K Batawila
    Laboratory of Botany and Plant Ecology, Research and Education Centre for Medicinal Plants, University of Lome, P O Box 1515, Lome, Togo
    Fitoterapia 76:264-8. 2005
    Five species of Combretaceae growing in Togo were investigated for their antifungal activity against 20 pathogenic fungi (10 yeast and 10 filamentous fungi)...
  94. ncbi Evaluation of selected South African medicinal plants for inhibitory properties against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase and integrase
    Pascal Obong Bessong
    Department of Microbiology, University of Venda for Science and Technology, PMB X5050, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:83-91. 2005
    ..Fabaceae) (IC(50) 3.5 microg/ml), while the methanol extract of the roots of Combretum molle R.Br. ex G. Don (Combretaceae) was the most inhibitory on the ribonuclease H (RNase H) activity (IC(50) 9.7 microg/ml)...
  95. ncbi Inhibition of fowlpox virus by an aqueous acetone extract from galls of Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel (Combretaceae)
    Charles E Lamien
    Laboratoire de Biochimie et Chimie Appliquées, UFR SVT, Universite de Ouagadougou, BP 7021, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
    J Ethnopharmacol 96:249-53. 2005
    ..The antiviral effect of the extract was partially attributed to phenolic components including flavonoids...
  96. ncbi [Leaf consumption by herbivores in mangroves of the Dagua river estuary, Pacific coast of Colombia]
    Isabel C Romero
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidad del Valle, AA 25360, Cali, Colombia
    Rev Biol Trop 54:1205-14. 2006
    ..that suffered the highest consumption, such as Avicennia germinans (Avicenniaceae) and Laguncularia racemosa (Combretaceae), had softer leaves and less herbivore species when compared with Rhizophora spp...
  97. doi Ellagitannins from Terminalia calamansanai induced apoptosis in HL-60 cells
    Lih Geeng Chen
    Graduate Institute of Biomedical and Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Life Sciences, National Chiayi University, Chiayi 600, Taiwan, ROC
    Toxicol In Vitro 23:603-9. 2009
    Terminalia calamansanai (Blanco) Rolf. (Combretaceae) is used medicinally as lithontriptic in Philippines. The 70% acetone extracts of T. calamansanai leaves inhibited the viability of human promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells...
  98. pmc Antimicrobial activity and brine shrimp toxicity of extracts of Terminalia brownii roots and stem
    Zakaria H Mbwambo
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:9. 2007
    Ternimalia brownii Fresen (Combretaceae) is widely used in traditional medicine to treat bacterial, fungal and viral infections...
  99. pmc Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria
    M A Sonibare
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 5:340-5. 2008
    ..The plants' families represented in the collection include, Amaryllidaceae, Apocynaceae, Combretaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Moraceae, Solanaceae, Zingiberaceae and others...
  100. doi In vitro and in vivo trypanocidal effect of lipophilic extracts of medicinal plants from Mali and Burkina Faso
    Birgit Aderbauer
    Department of Pharmacy, Freie Universitat Berlin, Königin Luise Street, 2 4, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:225-31. 2008
    ..To determine the in vitro and in vivo antitrypanosomal activity of extracts of traditionally used plants...
  101. ncbi Biological activity of five antibacterial flavonoids from Combretum erythrophyllum (Combretaceae)
    N D Martini
    Programme for Phytomedicine, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 93:207-12. 2004
    ..Although these flavonoids are known, this is the first report of biological activity with several of these compounds...