Antifungal flavonoids from Ballota glandulosissima

G. S. Çitoǧlu, B. Sever, S. Antus, E. Baitz-Gács, N. Altanlar

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The flavonoids kumatakenin (1), pachypodol (2), 5-hydroxy-7,3′, 4′-trimethoxyflavone (3), velutin (4), salvigenin (5), retusin (6) and corymbosin (7) have been isolated from the aerial parts of Ballota glandulosissima Hub.-Mor & Patzak. Among them, 2-4 and 7 have not been reported previously in the genus Ballota. The antibacterial and antifungal activities of 1-4 and 6 were tested against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus faecalis, Echerichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans, Candida krusei and Candida galabrata.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-486
Number of pages4
JournalPharmaceutical Biology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003


  • 5-hydroxy-7,3′,4′- trimethoxyflavone
  • Antifungal activity
  • Ballota glandulosissima Hub.-Mor & Patzak
  • Corymbosin
  • Kumatakenin
  • Lamiaceae
  • Pachypodol
  • Retusin
  • Salvigenin
  • Velutin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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