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Antiprotozoal polyacetylenes from the Tanzanian medicinal plant Cussonia zimmermannii.

Journal of natural products (2007-10-10)
Martin Senn, Sigmund Gunzenhauser, Reto Brun, Urs Séquin
ABSTRACT

From the petroleum ether extract of the root bark of Cussonia zimmermannii four polyacetylenes, 1- 4, were isolated, three of which ( 1- 3) were active against Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, Trypanosoma cruzi, Plasmodium falciparum, and Leishmania donovani.

MATERIALS
Product Number
Brand
Product Description

Sigma-Aldrich
Miltefosine, ≥98% (perchloric acid titration)
Sigma-Aldrich
Podophyllotoxin