Evaluation of flavonoids and furocoumarins
in bergamot derivatives by HPLC-DAD.
Vilegas JH, Lancas FM, Vilegas W, Pozetti G (1997) Further triterpenes, steroids and furocoumarins
from Brazilian medicinal plants of Dorstenia genus (Moraceae).
1,2) It is a nonimmune reaction caused by exposure to chemicals called furocoumarins
and psoralens, found in a variety of plants and fruits such as lemons, limes, celery, parsnips, figs, carrots, dill, mustard, and rindweed.
Phytoalexins that are induced in response to fungal infection include isoflavonoids, pterocarpans, furocoumarins
, flavans, stilbenes, phenanthrenes (Cherif et al.
Zottola, "Isolation and identification of antimicrobial furocoumarins
from parsley," Journal of Food Protection, vol.
A total of fourteen compounds were identified which include aromatic, sesquiterpenes, furocoumarins
, sterols, fatty acid and their methyl esters.
Isolation and identification of furocoumarins
from the seeds of Psoralea corylifolia L.
Fresh grapefruit showed the most apparent association with melanoma among individual citrus products, which may be explained by its higher levels of psoralens and furocoumarins
when compared with oranges," the researchers noted.
Exposing skin to furocoumarins
along with a dose of sunshine can result in painful sores and blisters.
Variation of bioactive furocoumarins
and Xavonoids in different varieties of grapefruits and pummelo.
The biological and pharmacological interest of marmesin, as well as that of many other furocoumarins
is well illustrated in the literature [18, 34-38].
Antihyperlipidaemic and antihypercholesterolaemic effects of Anethum graveolens leaves after theremoval of furocoumarins