Published in Cancer Weekly, August 18th, 1997
Gerhard Bringmann, Institut fur Organische Chemie der Universitat, Wurzburg, Germany, and colleagues reported that the known lupane-type triterpene betulinic acid (Hegnauer, 1989, Chemotaxonomy of plants, Vol. 8, p. 39-42, Birkhauser Verlag, Basel), isolated for the first time from Triphyophyllum peltatum and Ancistrocladus heyneanus, exhibited "moderate to good in vitro antimalarial activity against asexual erythrocytic stages of the human malaria parasite P. falciparum" ("Betulinic Acid: Isolation from Triphyophyllum peltatum and...
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