Chemical and pharmacological research of the plants in genus Euphorbia

Qing Wen Shi, Xiao Hui Su, Hiromasa Kiyota

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The phytochemical progress and list of all the compounds isolated from the genus Euphorbia have been summarized. The summary also include the biological activities of compounds isolated in recent years and parts structure-activity relationships. The biological research on Euphorbia species has supported the use of some plants in traditional medicines or revealed the new activities on modern pharmacological levels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4295-4327
Number of pages33
JournalChemical Reviews
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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