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Title: Isolation, identification and some chemical and biological studies on the compound funiferine from Tiliacora Funifera (Menispermaceae) and isolation, characterization and some chemical studies of the constituents of the plant Warbugia Salutaris (Canellaceae)
Authors: Owusu-Dapaah, George
Issue Date: 8-Nov-1993
Series/Report no.: 1967;
Abstract: A review of tumors and antitumor agents have been included in the work. Bisbenzylisoquinolines as a whole have been reviewed and special emphasis have been placed on the bisbenzylisoquinolines from Tiliacora and Triclisia species. A detail review have also been presented on funiferine. Physico-chemical analysis have been carried out on funiferine and this included partition coefficient, pKa and rate of quaternization determinations. Two derivatives of funiferine, 0-methyl and 0-Isopropyl derivatives, were synthesized. The Brine shrimp lethality Bioassay has been carried out on funiferine, 0-methylfuniferine and 0-isopropylfuniferine as a preliminary cytotoxicity test. The structure-activity relationship of these related compounds have been established and in the order. 0—isopropylfuniferine > 0—methylfuniferine > funiferine.
Description: A thesis submitted to the College of Health Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Master of Pharmacy, 1993
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1651
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