betulinic acid

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betulinic acid

A natural pentacyclic triterpene extracted from bark of various plants—e.g., Betula pubescens, Lycopus lucidus, Syzigium claviflorum, Ziziphus mauritiana, Prunella vulgaris, and others—which is anti-retroviral (inhibits steps of HIV assembly and virion budding), anti-malarial, anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative (inhibits telomerase and induces apoptosis).
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Mairin Scott, 31, of Riding Mill, near Hexham, Northumberland, who lost gifts worth more than pounds 3,500, said: "I feel most let down because I was in touch with the company a week before this happened.
Mum and my aunt Mairin had unpacked the car and set up home in the massive Georgian farmhouse so I spread out all the things I needed for the week - wellies, farmer's cap, waterproof coat, a spade and my wheelbarrow.
Joseph Wheatley and Mairin Kelly had not commissioned an architect to design a home before.
Mairin O'Hagan is commanding as the witch Serafina, for instance, and Amy O'Brien and Emilie Harris are quite heart-rending as a pair of symbiotic angels (among their many other parts) with clever mirror movements.
Among the contributors are leading Celtic scholars such as John Carey, Maire Herbert, Mairin Ni Dhonnchadha, Maire Ni Mhaonaigh, Sean O Coileain, and Donnchadh O Corrain.
Critic and literary historian Mairin Nic Eoin's study Eoghan O Tuairisc: Beatha agus Saothar [Eoghan O Tuairisc: Life and Work] combines textual criticism with biographical detail.
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Mairin Valdez and Veronica Seddon Members of the Core Group, Catholic Women's Network, United Kingdom
At left, Danielle Bates, left, of Vista Elementary School, receives the torch from Justin Elementary School's Mairin Reiss during the relay which opened the Jr.
Mairin Gannon and boyfriend Matt Glasman were supposed to fly from Heathrow to Aberdeen to see Sue Sargeant get married.
Rogers lives in Glen Rock, New Jersey, with his wife, Eileen, a social worker and English-as-a-second-language instructor, and their two children, Liam, 10, and Mairin, 6.