Cancer and Traditional Plant Knowledge, an Interesting Field to Explore: Data from the Catalan Linguistic Area.Cancer is the second cause of death in the world and is foreseen to be responsible for about 16 million deaths in 2040. Approximately, 60% of the drugs used to treat cancer are of natural origin. Besides the extensive use of some of these drugs in therapies, such as those...
Gras, Airy ; Parada, Montse ; Pellicer, Jaume ; Vallès, Joan ; Garnatje, Teresa
Euphorbia Diterpenes: An Update of Isolation, Structure, Pharmacological Activities and Structure–Activity Relationship.Euphorbia species have a rich history of ethnomedicinal use and ethnopharmacological applications in drug discovery. This is due to the presence of a wide range of diterpenes exhibiting great structural diversity and pharmacological activities. As a result, Euphorbia diterpenes have remained the focus of drug discovery investigations from natural products....
Kemboi, Douglas ; Siwe-Noundou, Xavier ; Krause, Rui W. M. ; Langat, Moses K. ; Tembu, Vuyelwa Jacqueline