Editor-in-Chief İlkay Küçükgüzel Associate Editor Aslı Türe Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Bimonthly (Six issues / year) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 2016 , Vol 20 , Issue 3
Review on Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of the Genus Licaria (Lauraceae)
WAN MOHD NUZUL HAKIMI WAN SALLEH1, FAREDIAH AHMAD1
1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia DOI : 10.12991/mpj.20162024853 The genus Licaria (Lauraceae) is a flowering plant genus, comprises 40 species and endemic to Central and South America. Most of the species have been used as traditional medicine. Phytochemicals isolated from Licaria species are lignans, neolignans, alkaloids, lactones, triterpenes, and arylpropanoids. The purpose of this review is to examine in detail from a phytochemical and pharmacological point of view what is reported in the past and current literature obtained from plants belonging to the Licaria genus. Keywords : Licaria, Lauraceae, Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, Neolignans
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