Chemistry and Pharmacology of Collinin, Active Principle of Zanthoxylum spp.

Author(s): Francesco Epifano, Salvatore Genovese, Maria Carla Marcotullio, Massimo Curini.

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 8 , Issue 12 , 2008

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Collinin is a geranyloxycoumarins isolated in small amounts from plants of the Rutaceae family. Synthetic schemes were recently developed allowing to handle collinin in sufficient quantities to put in evidence valuable biological effects. The aim of this review is to examine the phytochemical and pharmacological properties of this compound.

Keywords: Anti-inflammatory activity, anti-cancer activity, collinin, geranyloxycoumarins, rutaceae

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Year: 2008
Page: [1203 - 1208]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/138955708786141089
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