Camptotheca acuminata

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Camptotheca acuminata

(kamp-tō-thē'kă ă-kyū-mi-nā'tă),
The Asian tree from which the camptothecins are derived.

Camptotheca acuminata

Asian plant in the family Nyssaceae; contains an alkaloid campothecin; causes diarrhea, dysentery.
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Camptothecin (CPT), a modified monoterpene indole alkaloid, was isolated for the first time from Camptotheca acuminate (Sirikantaramas et al.
An endophytic fungus from Camptotheca acuminata that produces camptothecin and analogues.
Trifolin is found in many plants, such as Diospyros blancoi (Candolle, 1844), Camptotheca acuminata (Perdue, 1966), Euphorbia condylocarpa (Roshchin, 1977), and Consolida oliveriana (Arboretum, 1967).
Chemists are trying now to synthesize the substance, whose only known natural source is the rare Camptotheca acuminata tree.
Molecular cloning and expression analysis of a gene encoding 3- hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase from Camptotheca acuminata.
Camptothecin isolated from the bark and stem of Camptotheca acuminate is a cytotoxic quinoline alkaloid which inhibits the DNA enzyme topoisomerase I (55).
New camptothecin and ellagic acid analogues from the root bark of Camptotheca acuminata.
1990), the betacyanin accumulation in suspension cultures of Phytolacca americana as well as anthocyanin production by grape cells (Do & Cormier 1991), and Camptotheca acuminate cells (Pasqua et al.
The chemical created so much excitement that the government turned over federal land in Chico to cultivate Camptotheca acuminata, the Chinese shrub from which camptothecin was derived.