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Bioprospecting of natural products: Isolation and identification of bioactive compounds from plant extracts and endophytic fungi.
This work aimed to carry out a chemical study of Minquartia guianensis branches and leaves extracts (Coulaceae) and to evaluate their antibacterial potential. The collection of plant material was carried out at Reserva Ducke, Manaus, Amazonas. The plant material was dried, ground, and extracted with hexane (Hex) and methanol (MeOH). The extracts ob...
The andiroba (Carapa guianensis Aubl.), belonging to the Meliaceae family, is a large tree, it is widely distributed in Brazil and further its borders. The oil extracted from the seed has been used for various purposes as ranging from wound healing and restoration of the skin, gnat repellent and fuel for diesel engines. Because of its wide use as a...