Search for Molluscicidal and Antifungal Saponins from Tropical Plants
Among the numerous properties reported for saponins (Hostettmann and Marston, 1995), the molluscicidal and fungicidal activities are potentially of great value for the control of certain diseases in humans. Tropical plants are useful sources of these saponins and are thus being intensively investigated in order to find new triterpene glycosides which might find application in the management of schistosomiasis and fungal infections.
KeywordsHigh Performance Liquid Chromatography Oleanolic Acid Triterpene Glycoside High Performance Liquid Chromatography Condition Echinocystic Acid
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