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Virola Journal Articles & Abstracts


General
Chemistry
Pharmacology

GENERAL

A multidisciplinary overview of intoxicating snuff rituals in the western hemisphere, by P.A. de Smet
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 13 (No 1) 1985; 3-49
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An ethnopharmacological examination of Virola elongata bark: a South American arrow poison, by W.D. MacRae; G.H. Towers
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 12 (No 1) Oct 1984; 75-92
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Justicia pectoralis: a study of the basis for its use as a hallucinogenic snuff ingredient, by W.D. MacRae; G.H. Towers
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 12 (No 1) Oct 1984; 93-111
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Virola: a promising genus for ethnopharmacological investigation, by M.J. Plotkin; R.E. Schultes
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 22 (No 3) Jul-Sep 1990; 357-361
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CHEMISTRY

Alkaloids in certain species of Virola and other South American plants of ethnopharmacologic interest, by S. Agurell; B. Holmstedt; J.E. Lindgren; R.E. Schultes
Acta Chem Scand Vol 23 (No 3) 1969; 903-916

Constituents of the bark of Virola sebifera, by E. Corothie; T. Nakano
Planta Med Vol 17 (No 2) 1969; 184-188

Investigation on fats of Virola surinamenis; I. Glyceride and acid composition, and chemical nature of various unsaponificable components, by R. Baruffaldi; E. Fedeli; N. Cortesi
Rev Farm Bioquim Vol 13 (No 1) Jan-Jun 1975; 91-102
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The isolation of 6-methoxyharmalan and 6-methoxyharman from Virola cuspidata, by J.M. Cassady; G.E. Blair; R.F. Raffauf; V.E. Tyler
Lloydia Vol 34 (No 1) 1971; 161-162

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in South American hallucinogenic plants Part 2: Constituents of orally-active Myristicaceous hallucinogens, by D.J. McKenna; G.H. Towers; F.S. Abbott
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 12 (No 2) 1984; 179-211
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Phytochemical investigation of Virola peruviana, a new hallucinogenic plant, by A. Lai; M. Tin-Wa; E.S. Mika; G.J. Persinos; N.R. Farnsworth
J Pharm Sci Vol 62 (No 9) 1973; 1561-1563



PHARMACOLOGY

Anti-inflammatory activity of flavone and some of its derivates from Virola michelli Heckel, by J.C. Carvalho; L.P. Ferreira; S.L. da Silva; L.M. de Oliveira Campos; J.K. Bastos; S.J. Sarti
Ethnopharmacology Vol 64 (No 2) Feb 1999; 173-177
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Brine shrimp bioassay screening of two medicinal plants used by the Warao: Solanum straminifolium and Virola surinamensis, by A. Beloz
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 37 (No 3) 1992; 225-227

Flavonoids and lignans from Virola surinamensis twigs and their in vitro activity against Trypanosoma cruzi, by N.P. Lopes; P. Chicaro; M.J. Kato; S. Albuquerque; M. Yoshida
Planta Med Vol 64 (No 7) 1998; 667-668
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In vitro studies on mode of action of antifungal 8.O.4'-neolignans occurring in certain species of Virola and related genera of Myristicaceae, by S. Zacchino; G. Rodriguez; C. Santecchia; G. Pezzenati; F. Giannini; R. Enriz
Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol 62 (No 1) Aug 1998; 35-41
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