A review on phytochemical constituents of pharmaceutically important mangrove plants, their medicinal uses and pharmacological activities

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dc.contributor.author Habib, MA en
dc.contributor.author Khatun, F en
dc.contributor.author Ruma, MK en
dc.contributor.author Kabir, ASMH en
dc.contributor.author Rahman, Arrafy en
dc.contributor.author Hossain, MI en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-14T22:05:02Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-07 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/51537 en
dc.description.abstract Mangrove plants are salt tolerant, distributed in tropical and subtropical zones around the globe. Nowadays, these mangrove plants have become a major topic of discussion in aspect of bioprospecting of pharmaceutically important bioactive compounds. Moreover, different parts of mangrove plants are used in folklore medicines for having some curative and protective properties against different diseases. This review discusses about different phytochemicals derived from leaves, barks, stems, roots, flowers, fruits and seeds of mangrove plants. The most valuable bioactive compounds obtained from these plants are polyphenols, flavonoids, alkaloids, carotenoids, tannins, saponins, steroids, aminoacids, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins etc. This review also shows pharmacological activities of mangrove plants including antimicrobial (such as antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal), antiinflammatory, anti-ulcer, antidiarrhoeal, anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-HIV, antinociceptive, hepato-protective, anti-arthritis, analgesic, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities. en
dc.publisher VRI Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries VRI PhytoMedicine en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title A review on phytochemical constituents of pharmaceutically important mangrove plants, their medicinal uses and pharmacological activities en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.14259/pm.v6i1.220 en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.volume 6 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.declined 2020-04-12T17:02:54.511+1200 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 797508 en
dc.identifier.eissn 2330-0280 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-04-07 en


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