Review article
1. A review of 13C NMR spectra of drimane sesquiterpenes

Sylvia Awino Opiyo

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 147-180

Abstract
  Drimane sesquiterpenes are important group of phytochemicals with a wide range of medicinal properties including antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiplasmodial, antileishmanial, molluscicidal, antifeedant and insecticidal features. Due to their wide range of medicinal activities, ...  Read More

A review of 13C NMR spectra of drimane sesquiterpenes


Original Article
2. Evaluation of triterpenes isolated from stems of Pouteria macahensis T. D. Penn. against Proteus mirabilis

Gabriel da Silva Amaral; Hermerson Dantas dos Santos; Aline Oliveira da Conceição; Fernando Faustino de Oliveira; Rosilene Aparecida de Oliveira

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 181-188

Abstract
  This article presents the results from a phytochemical study on an acetonic extract from the stems of Pouteria macahensis T.D. Penn., an endemic species of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest. By means of the bioautography method, this extract was evaluated against Acinetobacter baummanii, Proteus mirabilis, ...  Read More

Evaluation of triterpenes isolated from stems of <i>Pouteria macahensis</i> T. D. Penn. against <i>Proteus mirabilis</i>


3. Cymbopogon citratus Stapf (DC) extract attenuates gasoline vapour-induced low-triiodothyronine syndrome, oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation in rats

Christopher Edet Ekpenyong; Utibe Essiet

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 189-200

Abstract
  Cymbopogon citratus Stapf (DC) (Lemongrass) is a widely distributed aromatic perennial plant that has the potential to mitigate xenobiotic-induced systemic disorders. However, whether C. citratus has any ameliorative effect on gasoline vapour (GV)-induced thyroid gland dysfunction has not been previously ...  Read More

<i>Cymbopogon citratus</i> Stapf (DC) extract attenuates gasoline vapour-induced low-triiodothyronine syndrome, oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation in rats


Original Article
4. Antimicrobial activity and toxicity of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. essential oil against vaginal microorganisms

Mirjana Bogavac; Kristina Tešanović; Jovana Marić; Mirjana Jovanović; Maja Karaman

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 201-206

Abstract
  The antimicrobial potential of commercial essential oil (EO) of Eucalyptus globulus L. was evaluated against six bacterial vaginal isolates (E. coli 1 and E. coli 2, S. aureus 1 and S. aureus 2, P. aeruginosa and P. mirabilis) and two isolates of Candida strains (C. albicans 1 and C. albicans 2). The ...  Read More

Antimicrobial activity and toxicity of <i>Eucalyptus globulus</i> Labill. essential oil against vaginal microorganisms


5. Trials of phenanthrene opioids functionalization with hindered polycyclic carboxylic acids

Alessandro Venditti; Ambra Pallotti; Armandodoriano Bianco

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 207-216

Abstract
  In the last decades, the number of patients undergoing pain relief for chronic or degenerative diseases has observed a significant increase, also due to an increase in the average age of the population. Morphine, the widely used opioid in pain therapy, is known to produce over time tolerance with the ...  Read More

Trials of phenanthrene opioids functionalization with hindered polycyclic carboxylic acids


6. Evaluation of cholesterol lowering property of selected herbs in ghee (heat clarified milk fat)

Krupaben M. Shingala; Rayan V. Lunagariya; Bhavbhuti M. Mehta; V.B. Darji; K.D. Aparnathi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 217-224

Abstract
  Ghee is a heat clarified milk fat and supply various nutrients. It contains cholesterol which is considered to be associated with various diseases. To the best of our knowledge, the present work focusing on reduction of cholesterol content of ghee using herbs was the first report in literature. In this ...  Read More

Evaluation of cholesterol lowering property of selected herbs in ghee (heat clarified milk fat)


7. Sonneratinone: A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative from the endophytic fungus Aspergillus niger isolated from the mangrove plant Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham

Tauhidur Rahman Nurunnabi; Shaymaa Al-Majmaie; Lutfun Nahar; Ismini Nakouti; S. M. Mahbubur rahman; MD. Hossain Sohrab; MD. Morsaline Billah; Fyaz MD. Ismail; George P. Sharples; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 225-230

Abstract
  A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative, named, sonneratinone (1), was isolated from the endophytic fungus Aspergillus niger, obtained from the leaves of Sonneratia apetala, a mangrove plant from the Sundarbans. Whilst the fungal strain was identified by macroscopic, microscopic and molecular techniques, ...  Read More

Sonneratinone: A new antimicrobial benzofuranone derivative from the endophytic fungus <i>Aspergillus niger</i> isolated from the mangrove plant <i>Sonneratia apetala</i> Buch.-Ham