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Constituents of the Roots and Leaves of Ekebergia capensis and Their Potential Antiplasmodial and Cytotoxic Activities
A new triterpenoid, 3-oxo-12β-hydroxy-oleanan-28,13β-olide (1), and six known triterpenoids 2–7 were isolated from the root bark of Ekebergia capensis, an African medicinal plant. A limonoid 8 and two glycoflavonoids 9–10 ...
Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of the constituents of turraea robusta and turraea nilotica
(University of Nairobi, 2015-08)
Ethnopharmacological relevance Turraea robusta and Turraea nilotica are African medicinal plants used for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases, including malaria. The genus Turraea is rich in limonoids and other ...
Antiplasmodial and antileishmanial flavonoids from Mundulea sericea
(University of Nairobi, 2020)
Five known compounds (1-5) were isolated from the extract of Mundulea sericea leaves. Similar investigation of the roots of this plant afforded an additional three known compounds (6-8). The structures were elucidated using ...
Crystal Structures and Cytotoxicity ofent-Kaurane-TypeDiterpenoids from TwoAspiliaSpecies
(University of Nairobi, 2018)
A phytochemical investigation of the roots ofAspilia plurisetaled to the isolationofent-kaurane-type diterpenoids and additional phytochemicals (1–23).The structures ofthe isolated compounds were ...