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Phytochemicals and biological activity of Tetracera scandens Linn. Merr. (Dilleniaceae): a short review

Nokhala, Ahmed and Siddiqui, Mohammad Jamshed Ahmad (2020) Phytochemicals and biological activity of Tetracera scandens Linn. Merr. (Dilleniaceae): a short review. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 12 (3). pp. 217-222. ISSN 09764879 E-ISSN 09757406

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Abstract

Tetracera scandens is a southeast Asian shrub that belongs to family Dilleniaceae. Over the years, different parts of the plant have been used for the management of different diseases, including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, rheumatism, diarrhea, hepatitis, and inflammation. This variety of medical indications has attracted the attention of many researchers to this plant species, leading to the conduction of many research studies on different parts of the plant. These studies have confirmed some of the aforementioned activities of the plant, whereas other indications remain to be ascertained. This article is an attempt to summarize the studies conducted on T. scandens and to explore the isolated phytochemicals.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 6804/78425
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, hypertension, phytochemicals, Tetracera scandens
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy
Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr M Jamshed Siddiqui
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2020 16:23
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2020 10:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78425

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