Cynanchum


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Cynanchum

South African genus of plants in the family Asclepiadaceae; contains an alkaloid cynanchoside which causes incoordination, tremor, paralysis. Includes C. africanum, C. ellipticum, C. obtusifolium. Called also monkey rope, klimp, bobbejantou.
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A pyrroloisoquinoline alkaloid, 7-demethoxy-tylophorine N-oxide (30) with inhibitory activity against the tobacco mosaic virus, was isolated from the aerial parts of Cynanchum komarovii (An et al.
Compound (32), (13[alpha]R, 14R)-14-hydroxyantofin-N-oxide, was isolated from the stems of Cynanchum komarovii (Yao et al.
Three extracts were eventually pinpointed for their combined beneficial effects on both menopause and female sexual dysfunction: Phlomis umbrosa, Cynanchum wilfordii, and Angelica gigas Nakai (Korean Angelica).
Notes: Correll and Correl (1982) listed this species as Cynanchum inaguense (Vail) Howard & Dunbar (Apocynaceae).
Keywords: Cynanchum auriculam Royle ex Wight; C-21 steroidal glycosides; Caudatin-2, 6-dideoxy-3-O-methy-[beta]-D-cymaropyranoside; Caudatin; Human tumor cell lines; Antitumor activity
Cynanchum auriculatum Royle ex Wight is widely distributed in China and India.
Evans, ex Cryptostegia madagascariensis; Evers (1968) listed this species from Asclepias curassavica, Cynanchum rensonii, Funastrum clausum, and Priva lappulacea.
To investigate the veracity of these statements, we examined the ontogeny of the coronas in two species of Cynanchum (C.
First, in the formation of some cupular coronas in Cynanchum there is no evidence at all that fusion between Cs and Ci has taken place.
Cynanchum louiseae Kartesz & Gandhi; SYN: Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.
New acetylcholinesterase-inhibitory pregnane glycosides of Cynanchum atratum roots.