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Molecules 2008, 13(2), 272-300; doi:10.3390/molecules13020272

Progress in the Studies on Rutaecarpine

College of Pharmacy, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749 Korea
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Received: 1 January 2008 / Revised: 1 February 2008 / Accepted: 2 February 2008 / Published: 6 February 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Alkaloids: Novel Therapeutic Perspectives)

Abstract

Rutaecarpine is an indolopyridoquinazolinone alkaloid isolated from Evodiarutaecarpa and related herbs, which has shown a variety of intriguing biological propertiessuch as anti-thrombotic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, anti-obesity andthermoregulatory, vasorelaxing activity, as well as effects on the cardiovascular andendocrine systems. Recent progress in the studies on the isolation, synthesis, structureactivityrelationship studies, biological activities and metabolism of rutaecarpine arereviewed. View Full-Text
Keywords: Alkaloid; Rutaceae; rutaecarpine. Alkaloid; Rutaceae; rutaecarpine.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Lee, S.H.; Son, J.-K.; Jeong, B.S.; Jeong, T.-C.; Chang, H.W.; Lee, E.-S.; Jahng, Y. Progress in the Studies on Rutaecarpine. Molecules 2008, 13, 272-300.

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