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Molecules 2004, 9(8), 666-672; doi:10.3390/90800666

Leishmanicidal Activity of Passifloricin A and Derivatives

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Universidad de Antioquia, Instituto de Quimica, P. O. Box 1226, Medellín, Colombia
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Received: 19 April 2004 / Revised: 28 June 2004 / Accepted: 6 July 2004 / Published: 31 July 2004
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Several natural and hemisyntetic passifloricins were assayed against Leishmania panamensis amastigotes. High leishmanicidal activity as well as toxicity was observed. The structure of a new compound is also reported.
Keywords: Passifloricins; antiparasites; δ-lactones; leishmanicidal activity Passifloricins; antiparasites; δ-lactones; leishmanicidal activity
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G., W.C.; F., W.Q.Q.; L., F.E. Leishmanicidal Activity of Passifloricin A and Derivatives. Molecules 2004, 9, 666-672.

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