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Knipholone cyclooxanthrone and an anthraquinone dimer with antiplasmodial activities from the roots of Kniphofia foliosa
A new phenylanthrone, named knipholone cyclooxanthrone and a dimeric anthraquinone, 10-methoxy-10,7′-(chrysophanol anthrone)-chrysophanol were isolated from the roots of Kniphofia foliosa together with the rare naphthalene ...
A xanthone and a phenylanthraquinone from the roots of Bulbine frutescens, and the revision of six seco-anthraquinones into xanthones
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
Phytochemical investigation of the dichloromethane/methanol (1:1) extract of the roots of Bulbine frutescens led to the isolation of a new xanthone, 8-hydroxy-6-methylxanthone-1-carboxylic acid (1) and a new phenylanthraquinone, ...
Antimicrobial flavonoids and diterpenoids from Dodonaea angustifolia
(University of Nairobi, 2014-03)
The surface exudates of the leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia from Ngong forest population (6 km from Nairobi city center, Kenya) demonstrated antimicrobial activity against Gram-negative (Escherichia coli), Gram-positive ...
Two novel lignans derivatives and two fusicoccane diterpenoids from whole plant of Hypoestes verticillaris (L.f.) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult
(University of Nairobi, 2019)
Bioassay-guided screening of Hypoestes verticillaris whole plant CH2Cl2:MeOH (1:1) extract for anti-plasmodial activity yielded four new compounds: two lignans 2, 6-dimethoxysavinin (1), 2,6-dimethoxy-(7E)-7,8-dehydrohel ...