Review article
1. Phytochemistry, traditional uses, and pharmacology of the genus Ekebergia (Meliaceae): A review

Guy Paulin Mouthe Kemayou; Sorelle Fotsing Kache; Liliane Clotilde Dzouemo; Gervais M. Happi; Simeon Fogue Kouam; Jean Claude Tchouankeu

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 110-125

Abstract
  Ekebergia (Meliaceae) is a genus of flowering shrubs and trees widely distributed in the African continent. It is represented by four species namely E. capensis Sparrm, E. benguelensis Welw. ex C.DC, E. pterophylla (C.DC.) Hofmeyr and E. pumila I.M.Johnst. The information for this review has been collected ...  Read More

Phytochemistry, traditional uses, and pharmacology of the genus <i>Ekebergia</i> (Meliaceae): A review


Original Article
2. Investigation of inhibitory properties of triphenyl-LasR enzyme involved in the quorum sensing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by molecular modeling

Mahshad Shahriari; Faezeh Nourmandipour; Samira Norouzi; Samad Nejad Ebrahimi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 126-135

Abstract
  Quorum sensing (QS) is a bacterial communication mechanism that regulates the production of many pathogenic factors, including the formation of pigments and the ability to form biofilms that are essential for chronic infections. For discovering new inhibitors on the formation of biofilm formation, over ...  Read More

Investigation of inhibitory properties of triphenyl-LasR enzyme involved in the quorum sensing of <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> by molecular modeling


Review article
3. Anticancer butanolides and lignans from the Makko tree, Machilus thunbergii Siebold & Zucc. (Lauraceae). A review

Christian Bailly

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 136-147

Abstract
  The plant Machilus thunbergii Siebold & Zucc., known as Makko tree, is distributed in many countries of south Asia: China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos. The bark of the tree is used for the preparation of incense powder, and the wood is exploited locally. A few ...  Read More

Anticancer butanolides and lignans from the Makko tree, <i>Machilus thunbergii</i> Siebold & Zucc. (Lauraceae). A review


Original Article
4. HPLC profile, antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-proliferative activity of aerial parts of Ferula ovina (Boiss.) Boiss.

Mohamad Hassan Mohamadi; Behnam Mahdavi; Esmaeil Rezaei-Seresht; Sahar Riahi-Farsani; Nazanin Entezari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 148-154

Abstract
  The aerial parts of Ferula ovina (Boiss.) Boiss.  were extracted by methanol and then fractionated with solvents with different polarity. The evaluation of the bioactivity of the plant extracts including antioxidant, antimicrobial and antiproliferative activity was carried out using various assays. ...  Read More

HPLC profile, antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-proliferative activity of aerial parts of <i>Ferula ovina</i> (Boiss.) Boiss.


Original Article
5. Chemical composition of the essential oils from the aerial parts of Malva neglecta Wallr. from Khorramabad, Lorestan Province, Iran using solvent free microwave extraction (SFME) method

Majid Mohammadhosseini

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 155-163

Abstract
  This study deals with the investigation of the efficacy of solvent free microwave extraction (SFME) method to extract the essential oils from the aerial parts of Malva neglecta Wallr.. The essential oils were then injected onto an HP-5MS column of a commercially available GC/MS (Hewlett-Packard 5973), ...  Read More

Chemical composition of the essential oils from the aerial parts of <i>Malva neglecta</i> Wallr. from Khorramabad, Lorestan Province, Iran using solvent free microwave extraction (SFME) method


Guest editorial
6. ‘Thankuni’ [Centella asiatica (L.) Urban]: When food is medicine

Lutfun Nahar; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 164-165

Abstract
  ’Thankuni’ [Centella asiatica (L.) Urban; synonyms: Hydrocotyle asiatica L.; Trisanthus cochinsinensis Lour.] is one of the widely consumed Bangladeshi edible plants from the family Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) (Fig. 1). ‘Thankuni’, also known as ‘Goku Kola’ in India, ...  Read More