Author: Azizuddin, Saima Imran, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary
Publishing Date: 2017
Volume 30 Issue 4
Secondary metabolite, longissiminone A (1) was isolated from a lichen, Usnea longissima. It was screened for its’ in vivo anti-inflammatroy and anti-platelet aggregation activities. Compound 1 showed moderate in vivo antiinflammatory activity as well as moderately active against the aggregation induced by arachidonic acid at different doses.
Key word: Usneaceae, longissiminone A, Usnea longissima, lichen, in vivo anti-inflammatory activity, anti-platelet aggregation activity.