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Title: Isolation and biological activity of agrostophillinol from kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) leaves
Authors: Songyot Anuchapreeda
Riki Anzawa
Natsima Viriyaadhammaa
Waranya Neimkhum
Wantida Chaiyana
Siriporn Okonogi
Toyonobu Usuki
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Issue Date: 15-Jul-2020
Abstract: Copyright © 2020 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The leaves of the kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) are commonly used in cuisine and folk medicine. The aim of this study was to isolate a bioactive compound in kaffir lime leaves and characterize its biological activity. The compound was isolated from a hexane fractional extract and identified as agrostophillinol. This is the first report of agrostophillinol isolated from kaffir lime leaves. In terms of cytotoxicity, agrostophillinol exhibited IC50 values of 36.27 ± 7.30 and 53.44 ± 10.63 μg/mL against EoL-1 and HL60 cells, respectively. Agrostophillinol also exhibited potent anti-inflammatory activity, significantly inhibiting IL-6 secretion.
ISSN: 14643405
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