African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2184

Table of Content: 29 December, 2016; 10(48)

December 2016

Phytanic acid, a daily consumed chlorophyll-yielded phytol bio-metabolite: A comprehensive review

An important chlorophyll-derived diterpenoid essential oil, phytol (PYT) bio-metabolite, phytanic acid (PA) has a number of pathophysiological contributions. The PA metabolism and its plasma levels associated phenomena are continuously being researched on. This study aims to look at the complete current scenario of PA. The findings suggest that PA has anti-diabetic, cytotoxic, anticancer and anti-teratogenic activities....

Author(s): Md. Torequl Islam,, Eunus S. Ali, Ricardo M. de Carvalho, Márcia F. C. J. Paz, Antonio L. Braga, Rosália M. T. de Lima, Leonardo da R. Sousa, Marcus V. O. B. de Alencar, Jose V. de Oliveira Santos and Ana A. de Carvalho Melo-Cavalcante,