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Isolation of flavonoids from the heartwood and resin of Prunus avium and some preliminary biological investigations


, : Isolation of flavonoids from the heartwood and resin of Prunus avium and some preliminary biological investigations. Phytochemistry 70(17-18): 2040-2046

An investigation of the constituents in heartwood and resin of Prunus avium is reported. A mini-library of structurally diverse flavanones and flavones was screened for human cytochrome P450 1A1, 3A4 and 19 (aromatase) inhibition, and for antifungal activity against a panel of pathogenic fungi. The defensive role of these natural plant flavonoids as antifungal phytoalexins and phytoanticipins is discussed.

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PMID: 19837443

DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2009.08.018


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