Neuroprotective Sesquiterpenes from Capsella bursa-pastoris
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Capsella bursa-pastoris belongs to the Brassicaceae family and is consuned as a popular vegetable in folk recipes. C. bursa-pastoris is an annual or biennial herb that is widely distributed in most areas of China. Moreover, C. bursa-pastoris has always been used as a medicinal plant for treating metrorrhagia, conjunctivitis, vomiting, and hydropsy . Previous phytochemical investigations of C. bursa-pastoris have displayed the presence of flavonoids , essential oils , amino acids , and alkaloids . Modern pharmacology has revealed that C. bursa-pastoris has many biological activities, such as hepatoprotective , anti-oxidant , anti-tumor , anti-microbial , anti-hypertensive , and anti-inflammatory .
To the best of our knowledge, there have been no reports on the neuroprotective activities of C. bursa-pastoris, which prompted us to investigate further its pharmacological potentials. As a result, 12 compounds (1–12) were isolated and identified as...
This work was supported by the Key Scientific Research Project of Colleges and Universities in Henan Province (Based PC12 Cell-Studies on Neuroprotective Components of Magnolia biondii Pamp.).
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