and pharmacological properties of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Balmkheera, Isopinnatal, Kigelin, Chemical constituents, Medicinal properties. Objective: Kigelia africana, a tropical tree, which has long been used in African . Analytical grade solvents (Fischer chemicals) were used for isolation and. cancer with drugs (pharmacotherapy) or with chemical compounds ( chemotherapy) in family comprises 21 species, of which Kigelia africana. (Lam. ) Benth is.

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The extracts were stored in a cool dark place until further analysis. University of Natal Press; Blank experiment was also carried out to determine the absorbance of DPPH before interacting with the extract.

Chemical composition and antioxidant potentials of Kigelia pinnata root oil and extracts

Wherever, the tree grows it is usually evergreen especially in places where rainfall occurs throughout the year, but deciduous in places of long dry season. Nutritional phenolics and cardiovascular diseases. Antioxidant activities of Iranian Corn Silk. africaja

Literature compilation of the constituents of different collections of Kigelia africana fruits Click here to view. Olubunmi Atolani, Sunday Oladoye, A. The extract was found effective when tested against melanoma cells a tumour of pigmented skin cells by inhibiting the growth of cultured melanoma cells significantly Houghton et al.

Chemical composition and antioxidant potentials of Kigelia pinnata root oil and extracts

The n-hexane residue was fractionated in a silica gel open column, arficana n-hexane and ethyl acetate as well as ethyl acetate and methanol in increasing in an increasing varying proportion to give forty six fractions of about 10 to 15 mL each.

The presence of phytol in brown and blue-green algae and its relationship to evolution. Abstract Kigelia pinnata Lam Benth is renowned for its traditional applications as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cancer effects. Identification of the volatile component was carried out using the peak enrichment technique of reference compounds and as final confirmation of the peak identification by GC-MS, their spectral data were compared with those of NIST library mass spectra.


Species that contain lapachol and several biogenetically related naphthoquinones e. The hexanes extract caused inhibition of the opportunistic yeast; Cryptococcus neoformans Pinh.

Kigelia pinnata Lam Benth a species in the Bignoniaceae family commonly known as Kigelia africana is locally known as pandoro, uturubien and some other names based on their location in Nigeria and entire Africa Olatunji and Atolani, ; Oladele et al.

Rapid, low-technology MIC determination with clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates by using the microplate Alamar Blue assay. Adv Pharmacol Sci ; This spectrophotometric assay uses the stable radical 1,1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl Chemicalx as a reagent Amarowicz et al. Influence of trans fatty acids on health.

The tree is widely grown as an ornamental plant in tropical regions for its decorative flowers and unusual fruit that conceived the name ‘sausage tree’ Roodt, [ 44 ]. Alkaloid was conscupiously absent in klgelia root of the study plant. Adeyemi1 Essiet Akpan1 Charles B.

The structures of the Compounds isolated from K. Oxidative stress and neurodegeneration: Revision of the 1 H and 13 C-NMR spectra of 6-feruloylcatalop 4 and 6- p -hydroxycinnamoylcatalpol 5, specioside is described. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Olubunmi AtolaniSunday OladoyeA. Antinociceptive and antiedematogenic properties and acute toxicity of Tabebuia avellanedae Lor. The reducing powers of the extracts were evaluated according to the method of Oyaizu [ afriana ].

Constituents of Kigelia pinnata. J Agric Food Chem. Characterization of fatty acid methyl esters by gas chromatography on siloxane liquid phases.

The residual plant material was further extracted with kigelix acetate to afford Activity of extracts and isolated naphthoquinones from Kigelia pinnata against Plasmodium falciparium. Effect of methanol extract of Kigelia africana on sperm motility and fertility in rats.


The entire oil composition can be summarised as To the best of our knowledge, very scanty scientific works have been reported on the bioactives from the leaves of Kigelia pinnata.

Inhibition afeicana activator protein-1, nf-k b, and mapks and induction of phase 2 detoxifying enzyme activity by chlorogenic acid. Structures of verbascoside and orobanchoside, caffeic acid sugar esters from Orobanche rapum-genistae. J Clin Microbiol ; Helv Chim Acta ; Numerous epidemiological studies have suggested a protective kigellia of food polyphenols on human health Arts and Hollman, [ 5 ]. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Constituents from Kigelia africana collected from the Fairchild botanic garden in Florida Click here to view. Comparison of NCCLS and 3- 4,5-dimethylthiazyl -2, 5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide MTT methods of in vitro susceptibility testing of filamentous fungi and development of a new simplified method.

An examination of the antibacterial, antifungal, anti-Giardial and anticancer properties of Kigelia africana fruit extracts.

Singapore Journal of Scientific Research Volume 2 2: It is also the first report on the separation of kigeia 2catalpol 3and specioside 5 from the fruits of K. Gazz Chim Ital ; Total phenolic content and reducing power potentials of the extract The total phenolic content was also found to be higher in KPRE at 0. The MS data is in agreement avricana literature data Heinrich et al. Effects of some medicinal plants on the oxidative defense system.