Isolation of Chemical Constituents of Centaurea virgata Lam. and Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitory Activity of the Plant Extract and Compounds

Tuezuen B. , Hajdu Z., Orban-Gyapai O., Zomborszki Z. P. , Jedlinszki N., Forgo P., ...More

MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, vol.13, no.5, pp.498-502, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1573406413666161219161946
  • Title of Journal : MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.498-502
  • Keywords: Centaurea virgata, asteraceae, xanthine oxidase inhibitory activity, flavonoids, sesquiterpenes, SESQUITERPENE LACTONES, FLAVONOIDS


Background: Centaurea virgata Lam. is a species widely used in the traditional medicine in Turkey for the treatment of diabetes, allergy and gastric ulcers. The rationale of its use in the therapy has not been studied previously, therefore the present work aimed at the chemicalpharmacological evaluation of the plant.