Abstract Title:

Assessment of the anti-HIV activity of a pine cone isolate.

Abstract Source:

Planta Med. 1996 Feb;62(1):63-5. PMID: 8720390

Abstract Author(s):

T L Eberhardt, R A Young

Article Affiliation:

Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA.


Characterization of an alkali-soluble isolate from Pinus nigra Arnold (Pinaceae) seed cones by thioacidolysis revealed a significant phenylpropanoid (i.c. lignin) component which may provide the observed anti-HIV-1 activity for this substance.

Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents : CK(1307) : AC(596)

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