Sanguinaria canadensis: Traditional Medicine, Phytochemical Composition, Biological Activities and Current Uses

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Andrew Croaker; Graham J. King; John H. Pyne; Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie; Lei Liu;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, volume 17, issue 9 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms17091414, pmc: PMC5037693
  • Subject: Chemistry | skin cancer | herbal | QD1-999 | Sanguinaria canadensis | alkaloid | black salve | QH301-705.5 | Review | escharotic | sanguinarine | bloodroot | Biology (General)
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Sanguinaria canadensis, also known as bloodroot, is a traditional medicine used by Native Americans to treat a diverse range of clinical conditions. The plants rhizome contains several alkaloids that individually target multiple molecular processes. These bioactive comp... View more
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