Leishmanicidal Activity of Passifloricin A and DerivativesAuthor(s): Wilson Cardona G. | Winston QuiÃƒÂ±ones QuiÃƒÂ±ones F. | Fernando Echeverri L.
Journal: Molecules ISSN 1420-3049
Volume: 9; Issue: 8; Start page: 666; Date: 2004;
Keywords: Passifloricins | antiparasites | ÃŽÂ´-lactones | leishmanicidal activity
Several natural and hemisyntetic passifloricins were assayed against Leishmania panamensis amastigotes. High leishmanicidal activity as well as toxicity was observed. The structure of a new compound is also reported.