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Table 3 The biological activities of terpenes and cyclopeptides from the Genus Rubia

From: Structural and bioactive studies of terpenes and cyclopeptides from the Genus Rubia

Parts Biological activities Mechanisms of action Compounds’ code names
4.1 Anticancer effect Cytotoxicity and inhibitory on cell lines 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 21, 22, 27, 42, 50, 52, 54, 55, 58, 62, 6671, 74, 7781, 84102, 104, 105, 109
Inducing cell apoptosis. 9, 11, 12
Antiangiogenic 71, 74
4.2 Antioxidant effect NO production 16, 21, 27, 42, 43, 44, 66, 71, 79, 91, 9399, 101
4.3 Other effects Antiplatelet aggregation 16, 17, 25
Antimicrobial 11, 12, 22
Antiobesity 11, 12
Antidiabetic 9, 11, 12
   Anti-HIV 9, 11
  1. Notice: Compounds’ Code Names are involved in these derivatives listed in Table 1 and Table 2.