Regarding the elastase activity, the pentacyclic triterpene
acids 4 and 5 were the most active, both carrying a carboxylic acid on C-17.
Topical antiinflammatory effects of the ether extract from Protium kleinii and [alpha]-amyrin pentacyclic triterpene
The potential antiviral effect of triterpene
extract and its major constituents was determined against herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) in vitro.
Leishmanicidal cycloartane-type triterpene
glycosides from Astragalus oleifolius.
were suggested to be responsible for the anti-inflammatory effect in the extract from the P.
Kadsuphilactones A and B, two new triterpene
dilactones from Kadsura philippinensis.
Human ACAT-1 and ACAT-2 inhibitory activities of pentacyclic triterpenes
from the leaves of Lycopus lucidus URCZ.
We described previously the acute antidiabetic action of pentacyclic acid triterpenes
1-4 (50 mg/kg each) isolated from Phoradendron reichenbachianum, in STZ-nicotinamide induce diabetic rats (Fig.
Our previous research on the stability of black cohosh constituents showed that triterpene
glycosides in black cohosh were stable, but polyphenols changed over time (Jiang et al.
Asiatic acid, a triterpene
, induces apoptosis and cell cycle arrest through activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways in human breast cancer cells.
Gamma oryzanol is a mixture of ferulic acid esters of sterol and triterpene
alcohols in rice bran oil.
Ursolic acid is a pentacyclic triterpene
commonly found in apples, basil, bilberries, cranberries, hawthorn, lavender, oregano, peppermint, prunes, rosemary, and thyme.