Phytochemical and antimicrobial characterization of Macleaya cordata herb

Authors

KOSINA Pavel ROOS Werner GREGOROVÁ Jana NAUMANN Kathrin GRUZ Jiří ŠIMÁNEK Vilím VACEK Jan ULRICHOVÁ Jitka KOLAR Milan VOGEL Mathias

Year of publication 2010
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Fitoterapia
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Field Analytic chemistry
Keywords Macleaya cordata; isoquinoline alkaloids; antimicrobial activity
Description Alkaloids sanguinarine, chelerythrine, their dihydro derivatives, protopine and allocryptopine and phenolics, gallic, p-hydroxybenzoic, m-hydroxybenzoic, gentisic, p-coumaric, caffeic, ferulic and sinapic acids were determined in extracts prepared from M. cordata aerial part, seeds, and seed capsules. Extracts were tested for antimicrobial activity using the microdilution method on standard reference bacterial strains.
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