Aristolochia longa is widely used in traditional medicine in Algeria to treat breast cancer. The aim of the present study was to investigate the. Two active principles were isolated and identified from the roots of Aristolochia longa, aristolochic acid I (AAsI) and aristolactam la (ALIa); the latter is isolated. Aristolochia longa, the long aristolochia or sarrasine, is a species of pipevine. ( Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Sarah Gregg, some rights reserved (CC.

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Search for antibacterial and antifungal agents from selected Indian medicinal plants. Gentamycin was used as positive control since it is commonly used as antibiotic against gram positive and gram negative bacterial sp. The ethyl acetate fraction is dried with anhydrous sodium sulphate, and then evaporated to dryness using a rotary evaporator. Conclusion In postmenopausal women newly diagnosed for breast cancer, the intake of A.

Always seek advice ariwtolochia a professional before using a plant medicinally. Since breast cancer patients included in the present study were newly diagnosed with breast cancer without any chemotherapy, the increased bone resorption may be due to secondary causes of bone loss unrelated to cancer treatment.

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The concentration of flavones and flavonols, expressed in microgram of quercetin equivalents per ml of extract varied from The ability to scavenge the DPPH radical was calculated using the following equation: One-way analysis of variance followed by the Tukey test was performed to assess differences between groups.

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In summary, the present study showed that the biologically active constituents from A. Evaluation of antioxidant property of extract and fractions obtained from a red alga, Polysiphonia urceolata.

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Evaluation of the biological activity of Aristolochia longa L. Flavones and flavonols were estimated according to the protocol developed by Kosalec et al.


Plant extracts were tested at various concentrations against gram positive and gram negative bacterial strains.

This arkstolochia was aristolochiq edited on 22 Marchat Abstract Aristolochia longa is widely used in traditional medicine in Algeria to treat breast cancer. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities, and phenolic characterization.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Relationship between age, renal function and bone mineral density in the US population. According to one report aristolochic acid stimulates white blood cell activity and speeds the healing of wounds, but is also carcinogenic and damaging to the kidneys[]. The potential antioxidant activity of plant extracts was assessed on the basis of the scavenging activity of the stable 1, 1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl DPPH free radical according to the previous described procedures.

From the data obtained, successive Soxhlet acetone extract of aerial parts has a highest percentage of inhibition followed by fruit methanol extract. The percentage inhibition of protein loonga was calculated by using the following formula:.

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Humana Press Totowa; pp: The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Flies. In this assay, antioxidant capacity is determined by measuring the inhibition of the volatile organic compounds and the conjugated diene hydroperoxides arising from linoleic acid oxidation Our study is in accordance with previous studies which indicate that the antibacterial activities depend considerably on extraction method, the solvent nature and the strain tested 62, 58, The results showed that the total phenols were characterized by highest values compared with other ingredients in all extracts used Table 1but the highest amounts arustolochia total phenolics were aristolocuia in aerial parts acetone extract Eating the leaves of aristolohcia plant the larvae this insect ingest aristolochic acid that make them poisonous to birds.

Progression rate of Chinese herb nephropathy: Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry ; 21 6: In another study, Aristolochia paucinervis Pomel, was reported as good antimicrobial drug This species is the only host plant of the caterpillars of a beautiful uncommon butterfly Zerynthia polyxena.


Acetone extract longz been shown to possess the highest activity when compared to other solvents 38, The Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be zristolochia so will not appear immediately. All chemicals were purchased from Sigma. The extraction yields were obtained after removal of solvent, which ranged from 1. Journal of King Saud University — Science ; Phenolic compounds such as tannins and flavonoids are considered to be the major contributors to the oonga capacity of plants.

According to Balick and Arvigo, aristolochic acids were present in the methanol extracts and probably also in the water preparations of aerial parts of the plants used in the folk medicine Screening of the antioxidant activity of essential oil and various extracts of Origanum rotundifolium from Turkey.

How to cite this article: For example, the highest yield in extracts was achieved by the aerial part aqueous extract, where it had considerable proportion of phenols content.

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J Intercult Ethnopharmacol ; 3 4: Antimicrobial activity of Xoconostle pears Opuntia matudae against Escherichia coli O The ability to scavenge the DPPH radical was calculated using the following equation:. Aristolochia longa is widely used in traditional medicine in Algeria to treat breast cancer.

Antioxidant and antibacterial activities in the leaf extracts of Indian Borage Plectranthus amboinicus. Please view the copyright link for more information. Polyphenol structure affects the bacteria tolerance to polyphenols 52moreover phytochemical investigation of acetone extract from A.