Review Article | Volume: 7, Issue: 3, March, 2017

Alkaloids from the Genus Dehaasia: Phytochemistry and Biological Activities

Wan Mohd Nuzul Hakimi Wan Salleh Farediah Ahmad   

Open Access   

Published:  Mar 30, 2017

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2017.70333
Abstract

The genus Dehaasia is one of the genera of evergreen trees or shrubs belong to Lauraceae, and comprise about 35 species of tree that are distributed worldwide. The purpose of this review is to provide an update and comprehensive information on the phytochemistry and pharmacological research of Dehaasia species in order to explore their therapeutic potential and evaluate future research opportunities. All the available information on Dehaasia species was actualized systematically by searching the scientific literatures databases such as PubMed, SciFinder, Web of Science, and Google Scholar. From the data collected in this review, the genus Dehaasia has attracted much attention due to their richness in alkaloids with various bioactivities, and it comprises a wide range of therapeutically promising plants. Therefore, a detailed study and clinical evaluation of Dehaasia species should be carried out in future for the safety approval of therapeutic applications.


Keyword:     Dehaasia Lauraceae Alkaloid Phytochemistry Pharmacology.


Citation:

Salleh WMNHW, Ahmad F. Alkaloids from the Genus Dehaasia: Phytochemistry and Biological Activities. J App Pharm Sci, 2017; 7 (03): 207-211.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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