Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3804

Table of Content: 10 August, 2017; 11(30)

August 2017

Stem bark extracts of Endopleura uchi (Huber) Cuatrec: Inhibition of pancreatic lipase and antioxidant activity

Pancreatic lipase is considered an important target for the control of hyperlipidemia. Several plants, especially those rich in phenolic metabolites, have been shown to have anti-hyperlipidemic activity and are considered a good alternative for obesity prevention. Extracts of the stem bark of Endopleura uchi (Huber) Cuatrec (Humiriaceae) were evaluated for the inhibitory activity on the pancreatic lipase enzyme, as well...

Author(s): Gustavo R. B. de Oliveira, Anderson A. Simão, Luciana L. S. Pereira, Fabíola D. Rocha, Nádia R. B. Raposo, Vinícius R. de Oliveira, Thamiris V. Pereira, Helena P. do Carmo, Tamires C. Oliveira, Orlando V. de Sousa, Ailson L. A. de Araújo and Célia H. Yamamoto