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Antimalarial activity of Ajuga remota Benth (Labiatae) and Caesalpinia volkensii Harms (Caesalpiniaceae): in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use
(University of Nairobi, 2001-02)
Field trips to herbalists' practices in an area about 200 miles around Nairobi (Kenya) enabled us to make a list of medicinal plant species preferentially used to treat malaria. Ajuga remota and Caesalpinia volkensii were ...
Drug quality control in Kenya: Observation in drug analysis and research unit during the period 1996-2002
The Drug Analysis and Research unit received and analyzed 261 drug samples over a five-year period, 1996 to 2000. Samples were received from regulatory authorities, local industry, non-governmental organizations, hospitals ...
Triterpenoids From the Stem Bark of Blighia unijugata Bak. (Sapindaceae)
Two pentacyclic triterpenoids were isolated, for the first time, from the stem bark of Blighia unijugata Bak. The structures of the two compounds were elucidated on the basis of their spectral data as friedelin ...
Sulphadoxinel/pyrimethamine tablet products on the Kenyan market: Quality Concerns
Sulfadoxine/Pyrimethamine tablets preparations were recently made the first line antimalarial drug. In response to reports on falciparum malaria resistance to such products, sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine tablets in Kenya were ...
Triterpenoids from the stem bark of blighia unijugata bak, (Sapindaceae)
Two pentacyclic triterpenoids were isolated, for the first time, from the stem bark of Blighia unijugata Bak. The structures of the two compounds were elucidated on the basis of their spectral data as friedelin and epifriedelinol.
Constituents of the stem bark of dombeya rotundifolia hochst
Two compounds isolated from Dombeya rotundifolia chloroform stem bark extract were identified as lupeol and b-sitosterol using_infra- red nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry.
Essential oils composition of Ocimum basilicum L. and Ocimum gratissimum L. from Kenya and their inhibitory effects on growth and fumonisin production by Fusarium verticillioides.
This work investigated the constituents and the efficacy against Fusarium verticillioides infection and fumonisin production of essential oils of Ocimum basilicum L. and Ocimum gratissimum L. from different locations in ...
Steroidal Indoxyls: Evaluation of Pk, values and anti-inflammatory activity
Three steroidal indoxyls, 3-oxo-16,17-seco-16;.nor-l,4-androstadien-15-(7'-methoxy-2-indoxyliden)17-oic acid, 1-(2'-indoxyliden)-2-nor-l,2-secocholestan-3~ oic acid and 1-(5'- chloro-2-indoxyliden)-2-nor-l,2-secocholestan-3-oic ...
Essentials of rynchosia minima dc from Kenya:composition and antibacterial properties
The hydrodistilled essential oil (yield, 0.1%) of semi-dried leaves of Rynchosia minima DC. was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Twenty-four compounds representing 95.9% of the oil were identified. The major components were found ...