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Molecules 2009, 14(8), 2729-2734; doi:10.3390/molecules14082729
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Coumarins from Angelica Lucida L. - Antibacterial Activities

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Received: 1 July 2009; in revised form: 20 July 2009 / Accepted: 20 July 2009 / Published: 27 July 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Coumarins and Xanthones)
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Abstract: The first phytochemical investigation of the fruits of Angelica lucida has led to the isolation and characterization of five known coumarins (imperatorin, isoimperatorin, heraclenol, oxypeucedanin hydrate and heraclenin). All isolated compounds were identified by means of spectral and literature data. The extracts and the isolated constituents from A. lucida have been also evaluated for their antimicrobial activity against six Gram positive and negative bacteria, two oral pathogens and three human pathogenic fungi, exhibiting an interesting antimicrobial profile.
Keywords: Angelica lucida; apiaceae; coumarins; antibacterial activity Angelica lucida; apiaceae; coumarins; antibacterial activity
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Widelski, J.; Popova, M.; Graikou, K.; Glowniak, K.; Chinou, I. Coumarins from Angelica Lucida L. - Antibacterial Activities. Molecules 2009, 14, 2729-2734.

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Widelski J, Popova M, Graikou K, Glowniak K, Chinou I. Coumarins from Angelica Lucida L. - Antibacterial Activities. Molecules. 2009; 14(8):2729-2734.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Widelski, Jaroslaw; Popova, Milena; Graikou, Konstantia; Glowniak, Kazimierz; Chinou, Ioanna. 2009. "Coumarins from Angelica Lucida L. - Antibacterial Activities." Molecules 14, no. 8: 2729-2734.



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