Porcine pancreatic α-amylase inhibitors from Euonymus laxiflorus Champ.

Porcine pancreatic α-amylase inhibitors from Euonymus laxiflorus Champ. Twenty-six samples of indigenous medicinal plants were collected in Dak Lak Province of Vietnam and evaluated for α-amylase inhibitory activity. Of these samples, trunk bark extract from Euonymus laxiflorus Champ. (ELC extract) showed the greatest α-amylase inhibitory activity with the smallest 50 % inhibitory concentration (IC50) of 6.6 ± 0.6 µg/mL against porcine pancreatic α-amylase. This extract possessed strong inhibitory activity against human saliva α-amylase and slightly lower activity against Bacillus subtilis α-amylase, with IC50 values of 4.2 ± 0.2 and 27.8 ± 1.8 µg/mL, respectively. ELC extract was found to be strongly thermostable, retaining 72–100 % relative activity even after heating at 100 °C for 5 min to 2 h. This extract was also stable at various pH values. These results suggest that ELC extract may be a good candidate for treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and obesity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

Porcine pancreatic α-amylase inhibitors from Euonymus laxiflorus Champ.

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Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Chemistry; Catalysis; Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry
ISSN
0922-6168
eISSN
1568-5675
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11164-016-2619-3
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Abstract

Twenty-six samples of indigenous medicinal plants were collected in Dak Lak Province of Vietnam and evaluated for α-amylase inhibitory activity. Of these samples, trunk bark extract from Euonymus laxiflorus Champ. (ELC extract) showed the greatest α-amylase inhibitory activity with the smallest 50 % inhibitory concentration (IC50) of 6.6 ± 0.6 µg/mL against porcine pancreatic α-amylase. This extract possessed strong inhibitory activity against human saliva α-amylase and slightly lower activity against Bacillus subtilis α-amylase, with IC50 values of 4.2 ± 0.2 and 27.8 ± 1.8 µg/mL, respectively. ELC extract was found to be strongly thermostable, retaining 72–100 % relative activity even after heating at 100 °C for 5 min to 2 h. This extract was also stable at various pH values. These results suggest that ELC extract may be a good candidate for treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and obesity.

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Research on Chemical IntermediatesSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 30, 2016

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