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Advances on chemical constituents and pharmacological activity of genus Scilla / 中国中药杂志
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-319635
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ABSTRACT
The genus Scilla consists of 90 species widely distributed in Europe, Asia and Africa, one and its variant of which can be found in China Some species of the genus have been used in traditional medicine to treat various diseases related to inflammation and pain. Phytochemical studies have demonstrated the presence of triterpene and tritepenoid saponins derived from eucosterol, bufadienolides, alkaloids, stilbenoids and lignan in the plants of this genus. Various bioactivities such as antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumor and glycosidase inhibitory activities, have been reported. In this review, the advance of chemical constituents and pharmacological activities of the Scilla species are summarized for further development and utilization of the resource.
Subject(s)
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Pharmacology / Humans / Drugs, Chinese Herbal / Chemistry / Scilla / Animals Language: Chinese Journal: China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica Year: 2014 Type: Article
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Pharmacology / Humans / Drugs, Chinese Herbal / Chemistry / Scilla / Animals Language: Chinese Journal: China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica Year: 2014 Type: Article