Recent Development of Oridonin Derivatives with Diverse Pharmacological Activities

Author(s): Weiyan Cheng, Chuanhui Huang, Weifeng Ma, Xin Tian*, Xiaojian Zhang*

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 19 , Issue 2 , 2019

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Oridonin is one of the major components isolated from Isodon rubescens, a traditional Chinese medicine, and it has been confirmed to exhibit many kinds of biological activities including anticancer, anti-inflammation, antibacterial and so on. However, the poor pharmaceutical property limits the clinical applications of oridonin. So many strategies have been explored in the purpose of improving the potencies of oridonin, and structure modification is one thus way. This review outlines the landscape of the recent development of oridonin derivatives with diverse pharmacological activities, mainly focusing on the biological properties, structure-activity relationships, and mechanism of actions.

Keywords: Derivative, mechanism of action, oridonin, pharmaceutical activity, structure modification, structure-activity relationship.

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