Bioscreening of Oxypeucedanin, a Known Furanocoumarin

Razavi, Seyed Mehdi and Zahri, Saber and Motamed, Zahra and Ghasemi, Ghader (2010) Bioscreening of Oxypeucedanin, a Known Furanocoumarin. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 13 (3). pp. 133-138.

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Objective(s) As an important class of natural products, coumarins exhibit many biological activities and the diversity of their bioactivity is so huge that the pharmacological promiscuity has been applied on their case. Oxypeucedanine also named as prangolarin is a linear furanocoumarin with an oxygenated prenylated substitution at C-5 of the nucleus. To our knowledge, there are few reports on pharmacological and biological activities of this compound. In the present work, we focused on some bioactive aspects of it. Materials and Methods In the present work, the compound was purified from Prangos uloptera using TLC and its phytotoxic, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant and cytotoxic effects were evaluated by Lettuce assay, disc diffusion method, mycelia radial growth, DPPH and MTT assays, respectively. Results Our results revealed that oxypeucedanin exhibit considerable phytotoxic activity and might play an allelopathic role for plants. The compound indicated high cytotoxic activity with IC50 value of 3'4 pg/ml. No antipathogenic and antioxidant activity were found for oxypeucedanin in this study. Conclusion We conclude that oxypeucedanin (found in some vegetables) can be considered as an antiproliferative agent.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Basic Medical Sciences
Depositing User: ijbms ijbms
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2017 15:23
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