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Discovery of Tricyclic Clerodane Diterpenes as Sarco/Endoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+-ATPase Inhibitors and Structure−Activity Relationships
Tricyclic clerodane diterpenes (TCDs) are natural compounds that often show potent cytotoxicity for cancer cells, but their mode of action remains elusive. A computationally based similarity search (CDRUG), combined with ...
Alkaloids from Crinum erubescens Aiton
Eight alkaloids have been identified from fresh leaves of Crinum erubescens (Amaryllidaceae) collected in Costa Rica. The alkaloid 1-epidemethylbowdensine, detected by means of GC–MS as part of a global Amaryllidaceae ...
Optimization of a Fungally Bioaugmented Biomixture for Carbofuran Removal in On-Farm Biopurification Systems
Biomixtures comprise the active part of biopurification systems (BPS) for the removal of pesticide-containing wastewater from agricultural origin. Considering that biomixtures contain an important amount of lignocellulosic ...
Leaf and flower essential oil compositions of Gliricidia sepium (Fabaceae) from Costa Rica
Gliricidia is a small genus of flowering plants in the Fabaceae family. Gliricidia sepium is a multipurpose tree native to Mesoamerica and possibly northern South America. The chemical composition of the hydrodistilled ...
The oribatid mite genus Benoibates (Acari, Oribatida, Oripodidae)
Two species of oribatid mites of the genus Benoibates (Oribatida, Oripodidae), i.e., B. bolivianus Balogh & Mahunka, 1969(a) and B. minimus Mahunka, 1985, are recorded for the first time in Costa Rica. Both are redescribed ...