Uncaria tomentosa, the cat's whiskers or claws?

Published on Nov 1, 2014in Lancet Oncology33.752
· DOI :10.1016/S1470-2045(14)71095-2
Fieke E.M. Froeling15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Imperial College London),
Justin Stebbing77
Estimated H-index: 77
(Imperial College London)
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#1Marcos Martins Gouvêa (Federal Fluminense University)H-Index: 5
#2Breno Henrique Pusceddu (Federal Fluminense University)
Last. Flávia Ferreira de Carvalho Marques (Federal Fluminense University)H-Index: 8
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INTRODUCTION: The usual quality control for Uncaria tomentosa (Willd. ex Schult.) DC. barks requires highly specific analytical standards and methods based on high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), which impacts the costs of the analytical process and the final products. OBJECTIVE: To obtain an analytical reference standard of mitraphylline by isolation from U. tomentosa barks and develop a spectrophotometric method for determination of total alkaloids in samples of U. tomentosa. METHODO...