Abstract Title:

Protective effects of cycloartane triterpenoides from Passiflora edulis Sims against glutamate-induced neurotoxicity in PC12 cell.

Abstract Source:

Fitoterapia. 2016 Dec ;115:122-127. Epub 2016 Sep 28. PMID: 27693740

Abstract Author(s):

Feng-Qing Xu, Ning Wang, Wei-Wei Fan, Cheng-Ting Zi, Hong-Su Zhao, Jiang-Miao Hu, Jun Zhou

Article Affiliation:

Feng-Qing Xu


Four new cycloartane triterpenoids, 1α,3β-dihydroxy-16-keto-24(31)-en-cycloartane (1), 31-methoxyl-passifloic acid (2), cyclopassifloside XIV (3), and cyclopassifloside XV (4), together with six known compounds (5-10) were isolated from Passiflora edulis Sims. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of extensive spectroscopic analysis. All the compounds were evaluated for protective effects against damage of PC12 cell induced by glutamate according to traditional usage of the herbal medicine, and the results indicated that cycloartane triterpenoids maybe one of the active compositions of P. edulis Sims for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

Print Options

Key Research Topics

Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2021 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.