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Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 11, pp 1499–1501 | Cite as

Wound healing properties of naphthaquinone pigments fromAlkanna tinctoria

  • V. P. Papageorgiou
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Summary

From the roots ofAlkanna tinctoria Tausch, the alkannin esters of the following acids were isolated and identified: β,β-dimethylacrylic acid, β-acetoxy-isovaleric acid, isovaleric acid, and angelic acid. These esteric pigments showed excellent wound healing properties in a clinical study on 72 patients with ulcus cruris.

Keywords

Ester Clinical Study Wound Healing Healing Property Isovaleric Acid 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Papageorgiou
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnical SchoolAristotle UniversityThessaloniki(Greece)

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