TITLE

Chemical Constituents Having Antioxidant Activities of Solanum lyratum

AUTHOR(S)
Ji, Hong; Hou, Langhuan; Yuan, Mu
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Chemistry of Natural Compounds;Mar2014, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which discusses the therapeutic use and effective constituents of Solanum lyratum (Solanaceae), a climbing shrub which can be found in Southeast Asia. It states that S. lyratum has been used as treatment for various diseases such as herpes, cancers, and allergies. It mentions that the shrub was found to consist organic acids, steroidal alkaloids, and steroidal glucosides. It adds that the plant's extract had also shown considerable antioxidant activity.
ACCESSION #
95866681

 

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