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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Polyphenols with Antiulcerogenic Action from Aqueous Decoction of Mango Leaves (Mangifera indica L.)
Author: Severi, JA
Lima, ZP
Kushima, H
Brito, ARMS
dos Santos, LC
Vilegas, W
Hiruma-Lima, CA
Abstract: This study was designed to determine the gastroprotective effect of a Mangifera indica leaf decoction (AD), on different experimental models in rodents. The administration of AD up to a dose of 5 g/kg (p.o.) did not produce any signs or symptoms of toxicity in the treated animals, while significantly decreasing the severity of gastric damage induced by several gastroprotective models. Oral pre-treatment with AD ( 250, 500 or 1000 mg/kg) in mice and rats with gastric lesions induced by HCl/ethanol, absolute ethanol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or stress-induced gastric lesions resulted in a significant decrease of said lesions. Phytochemical analyses of AD composition demonstrated the presence of bioactive phenolic compounds that represent 57.3% of total phenolic content in this extract. Two main phenolic compounds were isolated, specifically mangiferin (C-glucopyranoside of 1,3,6,7-tetrahydroxyxanthone) and C-glucosylbenzophenone (3-C-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-4',2,4,6-tetrahydroxybenzophenone). These findings indicate the potential gastroprotective properties of aqueous decoction from M. indica leaves.
Subject: Mangifera indica
Antiulcer gastric
Phenolic compounds
Country: Suíça
Editor: Molecular Diversity Preservation International-mdpi
Citation: Molecules. Molecular Diversity Preservation International-mdpi, v. 14, n. 3, n. 1098, n. 1110, 2009.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.3390/molecules14031098
Date Issue: 2009
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