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BY-NC-ND 3.0 license Open Access Published by De Gruyter June 2, 2014

Antimicrobial Activity of Isopteropodine

  • Rubén García EMAIL logo , Cesia Cayunao , Ronny Bocic , Nadine Backhouse , Carla Delporte , Mercedes Zaldivar and Silvia Erazo

Bioassay-directed fractionation for the determination of antimicrobial activity of Uncaria tomentosa, has led to the isolation of isopteropodine (0.3%), a known Uncaria pentacyclic oxindol alkaloid that exhibited antibacterial activity against Gram positive bacteria.

Received: 2004-10-18
Revised: 2004-11-29
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2005-6-1

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