Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa

Y. Kumarasamy, L. Nahar, P. J. Cox, L. N. Dinan, C. A. Ferguson, D. A. Finnie, Marcel Jaspars, S. D. Sarker

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Abstract

Antibacterial, antioxidant, ecdysteroid agonist/antagonist activities, and general toxicity of two major lignans, matairesinol and matairesinoside, of the seeds of Centaurea scabiosa have been assessed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-206
Number of pages3
JournalPharmaceutical Biology
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Centaurea scabiosa
  • Asteraceae
  • matairesinol
  • matairesinoside
  • brine shrimp lethality bioassay
  • DPPH assay
  • checkerboard assay
  • B-11 bioassay
  • MOSCHAMINDOLE
  • BIOASSAY

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Kumarasamy, Y., Nahar, L., Cox, P. J., Dinan, L. N., Ferguson, C. A., Finnie, D. A., ... Sarker, S. D. (2003). Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa. Pharmaceutical Biology, 41(3), 203-206. https://doi.org/10.1076/phbi.41.3.203.15099

Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa. / Kumarasamy, Y.; Nahar, L.; Cox, P. J.; Dinan, L. N.; Ferguson, C. A.; Finnie, D. A.; Jaspars, Marcel; Sarker, S. D.

In: Pharmaceutical Biology, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2003, p. 203-206.

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Kumarasamy, Y, Nahar, L, Cox, PJ, Dinan, LN, Ferguson, CA, Finnie, DA, Jaspars, M & Sarker, SD 2003, 'Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa' Pharmaceutical Biology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 203-206. https://doi.org/10.1076/phbi.41.3.203.15099
Kumarasamy Y, Nahar L, Cox PJ, Dinan LN, Ferguson CA, Finnie DA et al. Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa. Pharmaceutical Biology. 2003;41(3):203-206. https://doi.org/10.1076/phbi.41.3.203.15099
Kumarasamy, Y. ; Nahar, L. ; Cox, P. J. ; Dinan, L. N. ; Ferguson, C. A. ; Finnie, D. A. ; Jaspars, Marcel ; Sarker, S. D. / Biological Activity of Lignans from the Seeds of Centaurea scabiosa. In: Pharmaceutical Biology. 2003 ; Vol. 41, No. 3. pp. 203-206.
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