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Cytotoxic Quinones from the Roots of Aloe dawei.
(University of Nairobi, 2014-03-17)
Seven naphthoquinones and nine anthraquinones were isolated from the roots of Aloe dawei by chromatographic separation. The purified metabolites were identified by NMR and MS analyses. Out of the sixteen quinones, ...
Phytochemical screening of Dierama cupuliflorum Klatt. (Iridaceae)
Background: Plants continue to play a vital role in their therapeutic value. This is because of the vast secondary metabolites that many of them produce. These natural products have been utilised as single or in combination ...
Bioactive compounds from some Kenyan ethnomedicinal plants: Myrsinaceae, Polygonaceae and Psiadia punctulata
(University of Nairobi, 2002-10)
There are several described medicinal plants in Kenya from a flora of approximately 10,000 members. Strong cross-medical information from the 42 ethnic groups points to the high potential of some of these species. The ...
In vitro antiplasmodial and cyclin- dependent protein kinase (pfmrk) inhibitory activities of selected flavonoids in combination with chloroquine (CQ) and artemisinin
(University of Nairobi, 2010-08)
In this study, we report in vitro chloroquine (CQ) and artemisinin combination studies of eight flavonoids against Plasmodium falciparum strains. The flavonoids were previously isolated from Erythrina sp. (Family ...
Three Dimeric Anthracene Derivatives From Bulbine Abyssinica.
(University of Nairobi, 2005)
From the fruits of Bulbine abyssinica three new dimeric anthracene derivatives, (P)-8,9,10,80-tetrahydroxy-3,30-dimethyl[10,70-bianthracene]-1,4,90,100-tetraone (trivial name abyquinone A), (10R)-1,4,8,10,80-pentahydroxy ...
The Chemical Systematics Of The Rutaceae, Subfamily Toddalioideae In Africa
(University of Nairobi, 1988)
A recent investigation of five Ethiopian species of the Rutaceae subfamily Toddalioideae, Teclea nobilis, T. simplicifolia, T. borenensis, Vepris dainellii and V. glomerata has led to the identification of alkaloids of the ...
The Chemotaxonomic Value Of Anthraquinones In Asphodelaceae
(University of Nairobi, 1994)
Contribution To The Chemotaxonomy Of The Asphodelaceae
(University of Nairobi, 1993)
Antimicrobial And Anticancer Carvotacetone Derivativesof Sphaeranthus
(University of Nairobi, 2012)