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plumbagin

Herbal medicine
A natural yellow pigment found in plants of the Plumbagineae and Droseracea families, which is a redox-cycling agent that also induces DNA cleavage. In animal and cell model systems, plumbagin has anti-atherosclerotic, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antifertility, antimalarial, antimicrobial, cardiotonic,
immunosuppressive and neuroprotective effects.
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046 ppm of standard plumbagin showed 100% mortality of brine shrimp nauplii.
In this study, trifluralin, acriflavine, saponin and plumbagin were used in alternate combination of two drugs against L.
Biosynthesis of plumbagin (5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphtoquinone) via the acetate pathway in higher plants.
Elimination of multidrug-resistant plasmid in bacteria by plumbagin, a compound derived from a plant.
The activity of plumbagin and other electron carriers against Leishmania donovani and Leishmania mexicana amazonensis.
They evaluated germination and growth of alfalfa (Medicago sativa), annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum), and velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) against known allelochemicals such as cinmethylin, coumarin, plumbagin, nigericin, juglone, and trans-cinnamaldehyde.
sulforaphane [44]; tBHQ [45]; plumbagin [46]; RS9 [47]; trans-Coniferylaldehyde [48]; and oltipraz [49]) may be promising and effective renoprotective agents due to their antioxidative effects.
1,4-Naphthoquinone derivatives such as plumbagin and shikonin are one such group of phytochemicals that have strong anticancer and anti-metastatic activities (Lu et al.
Major plant drugs for which synthetic ones do not exist include ajmalacine, vincristine, vinblastine, reserpine, quinine, pilocarpine, morphine, atropine, artemisinin, taxol, plumbagin, allicin, ricin, nimbidine, and forskolin among others.
Dose dependent reversal effects of plumbagin on metabolism of arachidonic acid in porcine polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
2013) have suggested these mechanisms work as an action route of 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, known as plumbagin, against S.
mexicana Hederin Hederacolchiside A1 Pentamidine Ampho B Maesa balansae Maesabalides III Maesabalides L infantum (Myrsinaceae) IV Amphotericin B L infantum Stibogluconate Stibogluconate L donovani Pera benensis Plumbagin L amazonensis 3,3' - Biplumbagin 8,8'- Biplumbagin Glucantime Cephaelis 1- L.