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Natural Products Chemistry Recent Publications

  • Omolaja, A.A., Pearce, B., Omoruyia, S.I., Badmus, J.A., Ismail, E., Marnewick, J., Botha, S., Benjeddou, M., Ekpob, O.E., Hussein, A.A. The potential of chalcone-capped gold nanoparticles for the management of diabetes mellitus. (2021) Surfaces and Interfaces, 25, art. no. 101251. DOI: 10.1016/j.surfin.2021.101251
  • Etsassala, N.G.E.R., Hussein, A.A., Nchu, F. Potential application of some Lamiaceae species in the management of diabetes. (2021) Plants, 10 (2), art. no. 279, pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.3390/plants10020279
  • Suliman, S., Yagi, S., Elbashir, A.A., Mohammed, I., Hussein, A., Ak, G., Zengin, G., Orlando, G., Ferrante, C. Phenolic profile, enzyme inhibition and antioxidant activities and bioinformatics analysis of leaf and stem bark of Ficus sycomorus L. (2021) Process Biochemistry, 101, pp. 169-178. DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2020.11.011
  • Ndjoubi, K.O., Sharma, R., Badmus, J.A., Jacobs, A., Jordaan, A., Marnewick, J., Warner, D.F., Hussein, A.A. Antimycobacterial, cytotoxic, and antioxidant activities of abietane diterpenoids isolated from Plectranthus madagascariensis. (2021) Plants, 10 (1), art. no. 175, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.3390/plants10010175
  • Tanui, H.K., Hussein, A.A., Luckay, R.C. Selective removal of iron(III), lead(II) and copper(II) ions by polar crude phytochemicals recovered from ten South African plants: identification of plant phytochemicals. (2021) International Journal of Phytoremediation, 23 (7), pp. 755-764. DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2020.1857332
  • Omoruyi, S.I., Kangwa, T.S., Ibrakaw, A.S., Cupido, C.N., Marnewick, J.L., Ekpo, O.E., Hussein, A.A. Cytotoxic activities of selected plants of the family Amaryllidaceae on brain tumour cell lines. (2021) South African Journal of Botany, 136, pp. 118-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2020.09.015
  • Ibrakaw, A.S., Boatwright, J.S., Lesch, T., Cupido, C.N., Hussein, A.A. Triterpenes and other minor chemical constituents of Boophone haemanthoides F.M. Leight (Amaryllidaceae). (2021) South African Journal of Botany, 136, pp. 35-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2020.06.025
  • Omoruyi, S.I., Delport, J., Kangwa, T.S., Ibrakaw, A.S., Cupido, C.N., Ekpo, O.E., Hussein, A.A. In vitro neuroprotective potential of Clivia miniata and Nerine humilis (Amaryllidaceae) in MPP+-induced neuronal toxicity in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells. (2021) South African Journal of Botany, 136, pp. 110-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2020.06.028
  • Badmus, J.A., Ekpo, O.E., Sharma, J.R., Sibuyi, N.R.S., Meyer, M., Hussein, A.A., Hiss, D.C. An insight into the mechanism of holamine-and funtumine-induced cell death in cancer cells. (2020) Molecules, 25 (23), art. no. 5716, . Cited 1 time. DOI: 10.3390/molecules25235716
  • Ibrakaw, A.S., Omoruyi, S.I., Ekpo, O.E., Hussein, A.A. Neuroprotective activities of Boophone haemanthoides (Amaryllidaceae) extract and its chemical constituents. (2020) Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25 (22). DOI: 10.3390/molecules25225376
  • Etsassala, N.G.E.R., Ndjoubi, K.O., Mbira, T.J., Pearce, B., Pearce, K., Iwuoha, E.I., Hussein, A.A., Benjeddou, M. Glucose-uptake activity and cytotoxicity of diterpenes and triterpenes isolated from Lamiaceae plant species. (2020) Molecules, 25 (18), art. no. 4129. DOI: 10.3390/molecules25184129
  • Badeggi, U.M., Ismail, E., Adeloye, A.O., Botha, S., Badmus, J.A., Marnewick, J.L., Cupido, C.N., Hussein, A.A. Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles capped with procyanidins from Leucosidea sericea as potential antidiabetic and antioxidant agents. (2020) Biomolecules, 10 (3), art. no. 452. DOI: 10.3390/biom1003045
  • Badeggi, U.M., Badmus, J.A., Botha, S.S., Ismail, E., Marnewick, J.L., Africa, C.W.J., Hussein, A.A. Biosynthesis, characterization, and biological activities of procyanidin capped silver nanoparticles. (2020) Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 11 (3), art. no. 66. DOI: 10.3390/JFB11030066
  • Ndjoubi, K.O., Sharma, R., Hussein, A.A. The potential of natural diterpenes against tuberculosis: An updated review. (2020) Current Pharmaceutical Design, 26 (24), pp. 2909-2932. DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200612163326
  • Etsassala, N.G.E.R., Cupido, C.N., Iwuoha, E.I., Hussein, A.A. Abietane diterpenes as potential candidates for the management of type 2 diabetes. (2020) Current Pharmaceutical Design, 26 (24), pp. 2885-2891. DOI: 10.2174/1381612826666200331082917