Novel Bioactive Alkaloids From Malaysian Plants

Author

T.S. Kam, K.H. Lee, P.S. Tan and K.Y. Loh

Proceeding

Seminar Kebangsaan IRPA (Intensification of Research in Priority Areas), P.Pinang, Malaysia.

Date

16/12/1991

Keyword

Malaysian plants, Uncaria (Rubiaceae), Kopsia (Apocynaceae), Tabernaemontana (Apocynaceae), Tetractomia (Rutaceae), novel bioactive, alkaloids,

Abstract

Chemical and pharmacological studies have been carried out on several local plant species including Uncaria (Rubiaceae), Kopsia (Apocynaceae), Tabernaemontana (Apocynaceae) and Tetractomia (Rutaceae). A considerable number of new and novel alkaloids have been uncovered and pharmacological activities have been demonstrated for several of the alkaloids isolated.