Plumbagin


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Plum`ba´gin

    (plŭm`bā´jĭn)
n.1.(Chem.) A crystalline substance said to be found in the root of a certain plant of the Leadwort (Plumbago) family.
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Urologists, biologists, cancer specialists, pharmacologists, and other researchers from the US, Asia, Australia, and the UK address treatments like plant extracts, herbal formulations, natural products, yoga, acupuncture, naturopathy, Ayurveda, homeopathy, Siddha medicine, triterpenoids and sesquiterpenoids, green tea polyphenols, plumbagin, neem, kava, bitter melon extract, pomegranate, Zyflamend, and Pomi-T.
Effects of plumbagin on apoptosis and expression of apoptosis related proteins in human hepatic stellate cells.
Antidiabetic effect of plumbagin isolated from Plumbago zeylanica L root and its effect on GLLTT4 translocation in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
Plumbagin (2-methoxy-5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) is a natural naphthoquinone possessing various pharmacological activities such as antimalarial (16), antimicrobial (17), anticancer (18), cardiotonic (19) and antifertility action (20).
Antimicrobial activity of disiquinone and plumbagin for the root of Diospyru mespiliformis.
Studies on the isolation of plumbagin from in vitro and in vivo grown Drosera species.
Plumbagin, 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1, 4-nepthoquinone isolated from Plumbago zeylanica cured R-plasmids in E.
The only active naphthoquinone, plumbagin is an antiprotozoal compound with activity against Leishmania anzazorzensis and Leishmania doizovani in vitro and in vivo (Croft 1985; Fournet 1992) and antibacterial and antifungal activities (Gujar 1990).
The presence of some plant polyphenols such as piceatannol, taxifolin, coumestrol, plumbagin, (-)-gallochatechin, (-)-rhein, (-)-epigallocatechin gallate, (-)-gallocatechin gallate, and (-)-epacatechin also decreased the number of revertants.