Geum japonicum contains a compound with anti-HIV activity. - GreenMedInfo Summary
A new anti-HIV triterpene from Geum japonicum.
Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2000 Sep;48(9):1367-9. PMID: 10993241
Department of Biology and Institute of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT.
Geumonoid (1), a new triterpene, was isolated from Geum japonicum. Its structure was elucidated on the basis of 1D, 2D NMR and MS spectroscopic analysis. Compound 1 showed inhibitory activity against HIV-1 protease.