Antifungal Compounds from Piper Species

Author(s): Wen-Hui Xu, Xing-Cong Li.

Journal Name:Current Bioactive Compounds

Volume 7 , Issue 4 , 2011

Abstract:

This review documents chemical structures and antifungal activities of 68 compounds isolated from 22 Piper species of the plant family Piperaceae. These compounds include amides, flavonoids, prenylated benzoic acid derivatives, lignans, phenylpropanoids, butenolides, and cyclopentenediones. Some of them may serve as leads for potential pharmaceutical or agricultural fungicide development.

Keywords: Antifungal, Piper, Piperaceae, amide, flavonoid, prenylated benzoic acid, lignan, phenylpropanoid, butenolide, cyclopentenedione

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VOLUME: 7
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2011
Page: [262 - 267]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157340711798375822
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