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Waltherione-A, waltherione-B (N-methylwaltherioneA), 8-methoxyflindersine, and waltherine were isolated from Waltheria brachypetala Turks leaf extract. The inhibition of activity of acetylcholinesterase by these alkaloids showed significant activity.

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Waltheria brachypetala Turks leaf extract compounds as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors


Natural products as a source of clinical molecules

Dr. Jorge A. López

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This page is a summary of: Acetylcholinesterase Activity of Alkaloids from the Leaves ofWaltheria brachypetala, Planta Medica, December 2008, Thieme Publishing Group,
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1112215.
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