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Alkaloids from wood of the species Liriodendron tulipifera L. and their biological activity
Klíčová, Anna ; Hošťálková, Anna (advisor) ; Chlebek, Jakub (referee)
Klíčová A.: Alkaloids from wood of the species Liriodendron tulipifera L. and their biological activity. Diploma thesis, Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, Department: Pharmaceutical Botany, Hradec Králové, 2018. Supervisor: PharmDr. Anna Hošťálková, Ph.D. Key words: Liriodendron tulipifera, secondary metabolites, alkaloids, biological activity Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. It is neurodegenerative disorder. Patients suffer from cognitive disorder in combination with aphasia, apraxia or disorders of executive functions, which leads to exacerbation of working or social skills. Nowadays, there exist no casual treatment for AD, and that is why the intense research is still waging. Currently there are available remedies, which can slow down progress of AD. These drugs includes also natural substances. An alkaloid extract of Liriodendron tulipifera L. wood showed promising inhibition of human cholinesterases in a preliminary testing. These results were the reason why this extract has been chosen for further isolation of single alkaloids and identification of their biological activity. Isolation was made by column chromatography with step gradient elution. Then was used preparative TLC to isolate single alkaloids. Identification of alkaloids was...
Alkaloids from wood of the species Liriodendron tulipifera L. and their biological activity
Klíčová, Anna ; Hošťálková, Anna (advisor) ; Chlebek, Jakub (referee)
Klíčová A.: Alkaloids from wood of the species Liriodendron tulipifera L. and their biological activity. Diploma thesis, Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, Department: Pharmaceutical Botany, Hradec Králové, 2018. Supervisor: PharmDr. Anna Hošťálková, Ph.D. Key words: Liriodendron tulipifera, secondary metabolites, alkaloids, biological activity Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. It is neurodegenerative disorder. Patients suffer from cognitive disorder in combination with aphasia, apraxia or disorders of executive functions, which leads to exacerbation of working or social skills. Nowadays, there exist no casual treatment for AD, and that is why the intense research is still waging. Currently there are available remedies, which can slow down progress of AD. These drugs includes also natural substances. An alkaloid extract of Liriodendron tulipifera L. wood showed promising inhibition of human cholinesterases in a preliminary testing. These results were the reason why this extract has been chosen for further isolation of single alkaloids and identification of their biological activity. Isolation was made by column chromatography with step gradient elution. Then was used preparative TLC to isolate single alkaloids. Identification of alkaloids was...

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