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Molecules 2016, 21(2), 247; doi:10.3390/molecules21020247

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Citrus sinensis

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Facultad de Ciencia Químicas, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, Av. Artículo 123 S/N, Núcleo Universitario, Col. Filadelfia, C.P. 35015, Gómez Palacio, Durango, Mexico
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Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Av. Universidad S/N Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 66451, San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico
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Received: 16 December 2015 / Revised: 27 January 2016 / Accepted: 9 February 2016 / Published: 22 February 2016
(This article belongs to the Collection Recent Advances in Flavors and Fragrances)
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Presently the search for new drugs from natural resources is of growing interest to the pharmaceutical industry. Natural products have been the source of new drugs since ancient times. Plants are a good source of secondary metabolites which have been found to have beneficial properties. The present study is a review of the chemistry and pharmacology of Citrus sinensis. This review reveals the therapeutic potential of C. sinensis as a source of natural compounds with important activities that are beneficial for human health that could be used to develop new drugs. View Full-Text
Keywords: Citrus sinensis; orange; chemistry; pharmacological activities; natural products Citrus sinensis; orange; chemistry; pharmacological activities; natural products
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Favela-Hernández, J.M.J.; González-Santiago, O.; Ramírez-Cabrera, M.A.; Esquivel-Ferriño, P.C.; Camacho-Corona, M.R. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Citrus sinensis. Molecules 2016, 21, 247.

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