The chloroform extract of Alnus oregona showed antitumor activity against the Walker 256 (5WA16) tumor system. Lupeol and betulin were identified as the two constituents responsible for this activity.
- Alnus oregona (Betulaceae)—isolation and identification of two antitumor constituents, lupeol and betulin
- Antitumor activity—isolation and identification of lupeol and betulin as antitumor constituents from Alnus oregona
- Betulin—antitumor agent identified from Alnus oregona
- Lupeol—antitumor agent identified from Alnus oregona
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- Pharmaceutical Science