Daphnane-Type Diterpene Orthoesters and their Biological Activities

Author(s): Weidong He, Miroslav Cik, Giovanni Appendino, Luc Van Puyvelde, Josee E. Leysen, Norbert De Kimpe

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 2 , Issue 2 , 2002

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Abstract:

Daphnane orthoesters are the active ingredients of plant remedies from the Western, Chinese and African traditional medicine, and have provided important tools to investigate medicinally relevant processes like tumour promotion, apoptosis, neurotrophism, and VR1 activation. The occurrence, biological activity, and molecular pharmacology of these compounds will be reviewed.

Keywords: Daphnane-Type, Diterpene Orthoesters

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VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2002
Page: [185 - 200]
Pages: 16
DOI: 10.2174/1389557024605492
Price: $65

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