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Phytochemical Composition and Biological Activities of Wild Scolymus maculatus L.
The wild population of spotted golden thistle, Scolymus maculatus, which belongs to the Compositae family, is believed to be one of the multi-curative wild plants mentioned in Flora Palaestina. This study aims to disclose ...
Inhibitory Effects of Ethyl Gallate on Streptococcus mutans Biofilm Formation by Optical Profilometry and Gene Expression Analysis
This study aimed to test the effectiveness of ethyl gallate (EG) against S. mutans biofilm formation on solid surfaces (polystyrene, glass) and acidogenicity, and to examine the effect on expression of related genes. The ...
Anticancer activity and phytochemical composition of wild Gundelia tournefortii
(Demetrios Spandidos, 2018-10-19)
Artichoke‑like wild thistles are often used in Palestinian cuisine. One of the most commercially recognized species of these wild edible thistles is Gundelia tournefortii, a common plant in the Mediterranean region. G. ...
Sesamin from Cuscuta palaestina natural plant extracts: Directions for new prospective applications
(Public Library of Science since, 2018-04-10)
The aim of this study is to disclose the potential bioactive components of Cuscuta palaestina, a native parasitic natural plant of flora palaestina and to open direction towards new prospective application. GC-MS analysis ...
From medicinal plant extracts to defined chemical compounds targeting the histamine H4 receptor: Curcuma longa in the treatment of inflammation
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2017-06-24)
Objectives The aim was to evaluate the activity of seven medicinal, anti-inflammatory plants at the hH4R with focus on defined chemical compounds from Curcuma longa. Materials Activities were analyzed with membrane p ...
Nature is the best source of anti-inflammatory drugs: indexing natural products for their anti-inflammatory bioactivity
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2017-09-27)
Objectives The aim was to index natural products for less expensive preventive or curative anti-inflammatory therapeutic drugs. Materials A set of 441 anti-inflammatory drugs representing the active domain and 2892 ...