Title

Cytotoxic and antiprotozoal activity of flavonoids from Lonchocarpus spp

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Borges-Argaez, R, Banbury, LK, Flowers, A, Gimenez-Turba, A, Ruiz, G, Waterman, PG & Pena-Rodriquez, LM 2007, 'Cytotoxic and antiprotozoal activity of flavonoids from Lonchocarpus spp', Phytomedicine, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 530-533.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phymed.2006.11.027

Linda Banbury has also published under the name of Linda McClure

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

A number of flavonoids isolated from Lonchocarpus spp. were evaluated for their antiprotozoal and cytotoxic activity. Flavone 6 and chalcone 7 were found to be the most active against Leishmania parasites and against cell cultures of Leukemia P388DI and adenocarcinoma prostate PC-3.