Molecules 2013, 18(4), 4477-4486; doi:10.3390/molecules18044477
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Chemical Constituents from the Leaves of Annona reticulata and Their Inhibitory Effects on NO Production

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Received: 24 January 2013; in revised form: 3 April 2013 / Accepted: 12 April 2013 / Published: 16 April 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Natural Products)
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Abstract: In the present study, the chemical investigation of the leaves of Annona reticulata has resulted in the identification of nine compounds, including annonaretin A, (1), a new triterpenoid. The purified compounds were subjected to the examination of their effects on NO inhibition in LPS-activated mouse peritoneal macrophages and most of them exhibited significant NO inhibition, with IC50 values in the range of 48.6 ± 1.2 and 99.8 ± 0.4 μM.
Keywords: Annona; triterpenoid; diterpenoid; NO inhibition; iNOS; macrophage
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Thang, T.D.; Kuo, P.-C.; Huang, G.-J.; Hung, N.H.; Huang, B.-S.; Yang, M.-L.; Luong, N.X.; Wu, T.-S. Chemical Constituents from the Leaves of Annona reticulata and Their Inhibitory Effects on NO Production. Molecules 2013, 18, 4477-4486.

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Thang TD, Kuo P-C, Huang G-J, Hung NH, Huang B-S, Yang M-L, Luong NX, Wu T-S. Chemical Constituents from the Leaves of Annona reticulata and Their Inhibitory Effects on NO Production. Molecules. 2013; 18(4):4477-4486.

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Thang, Tran D.; Kuo, Ping-Chung; Huang, Guan-Jhong; Hung, Nguyen H.; Huang, Bow-Shin; Yang, Mei-Lin; Luong, Ngo X.; Wu, Tian-Shung. 2013. "Chemical Constituents from the Leaves of Annona reticulata and Their Inhibitory Effects on NO Production." Molecules 18, no. 4: 4477-4486.

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