Journal of Natural Products

Publisher
American Chemical Society
Country
United States
History
1938-present
Website
http://pubs.acs.org/journal/jnprdf
Impact factor
2.872 (2010)

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Medical research

Natural products with potential efficacy against lethal viruses

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California San Diego have broken down the genomic and life history traits of three classes ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using sponges to wipe out cancer

A sponge found in Manado Bay, Indonesia, makes a molecule called manzamine A, which stops the growth of cervical cancer cells, according to a recent publication in the Journal of Natural Products submitted by researchers ...

Diabetes

Substance in coffee delays onset of diabetes in laboratory mice

In recent years, researchers have identified substances in coffee that could help quash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But few of these have been tested in animals. Now in study appearing in ACS' Journal of Natural ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Plant compound more powerful than AZT against HIV

A plant found throughout Southeast Asia traditionally used to treat arthritis and rheumatism contains a potent anti-HIV compound more powerful than the drug AZT, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Natural ...

Oncology & Cancer

Parsley and dill help fight cancer, research shows

A collaborative of Russian scientists has proposed an efficient approach to novel agents with anticancer activity. A synthesis of these compounds is based on extracts from parsley and dill seeds. The results of the study ...

Medical research

Cancer-slowing compound also combats malaria, researchers find

An extract from a shrub often used for medicinal purposes in tropical Africa may have lethal effects against a dangerous parasite that transmits malaria, according to a multi-institutional team of scientists led by researchers ...

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