Posted by naturalproductman on December 29, 2009
Giovanni Vidari and co-workers at the Universitat di Pavia in Italy have recently published in Organic Letters on the synthesis of 9-deoxygelsemide, a compound foud from a plant Gelsemium elegans Benth. found in Japan. This compound had an EC50 of 22.6 micromolar against A549 lung tumor cells.
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Posted by naturalproductman on November 12, 2009
Lamiridosins A and B, dihydropyranyl containing bicyclic compounds from the flowers of Lamium album were found to inhibit cell entry for the hepatitis C virus at an IC50 of 2.31 micromolar. Hongjie Zhang and co-workers at UIC have recently published their findings in the Journal of Natural Products.
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