Bioactive Steroids and Saponins of the Genus Trillium
AbstractThe species of the genus Trillium (Melanthiaceae alt. Trilliaceae) include perennial herbs with characteristic rhizomes mainly distributed in Asia and North America. Steroids and saponins are the main classes of phytochemicals present in these plants. This review summarizes and discusses the current knowledge on their chemistry, as well as the in vitro and in vivo studies carried out on the extracts, fractions and isolated pure compounds from the different species belonging to this genus, focusing on core biological properties, i.e., cytotoxic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory activities. View Full-Text
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Ur Rahman, S.; Ismail, M.; Khurram, M.; Ullah, I.; Rabbi, F.; Iriti, M. Bioactive Steroids and Saponins of the Genus Trillium. Molecules 2017, 22, 2156.
Ur Rahman S, Ismail M, Khurram M, Ullah I, Rabbi F, Iriti M. Bioactive Steroids and Saponins of the Genus Trillium. Molecules. 2017; 22(12):2156.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ur Rahman, Shafiq; Ismail, Muhammad; Khurram, Muhammad; Ullah, Irfan; Rabbi, Fazle; Iriti, Marcello. 2017. "Bioactive Steroids and Saponins of the Genus Trillium." Molecules 22, no. 12: 2156.
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