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Title: Phytochemical and bio-activity studies on Abies nobilis, Pinus sylevestris (Pinaceae) and Prosopis africana (Leguminosae)
Author: Elmezughi, Jamal Saleh
ISNI:       0000 0004 2674 7153
Awarding Body: The University of Strathclyde
Current Institution: University of Strathclyde
Date of Award: 2009
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The use of some Pinaceae and Leguminosae species in traditional medicine and as sources of bio-active compounds is reviewed. Phytochemical investigations of two Pinaceae species (Abies nobilis and Pinus sylvestris) and one legume species (Prosopis africand) yielded fourteen compounds including two novel flavonoids. Abies nobilis yielded dehydroabietic acid and catechin. Pinus sylvestris afforded dihydromyricetin, dihydroquercetin, docosyl trans-fQiulaXt dihydroconiferyl alcohol and quercetin.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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