Synonyms for kaempferide or Related words with kaempferide
Examples of "kaempferide"
Icariin is the tert-amyl alcohol derivative of
The enzyme kaempferol 4'-"O"-methyltransferase uses "S"-adenosyl--methionine and kaempferol to produce "S"-adenosyl--homocysteine and
is an "O"-methylated flavonol, a type of chemical compound. It can be found in "Kaempferia galanga" (aromatic ginger).
Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are S-adenosyl methionine and kaempferol, whereas its two products are S-adenosylhomocysteine and
The rhizomes of aromatic ginger have been reported to contain cineol, borneol, 3-carene, camphene, kaempferol,
, cinnamaldehyde, p-methoxycinnamic acid, ethyl cinnamate, and ethyl p-methoxycinnamate. Extracts of the plant using methanol have shown larvicidal activity against the second-stage larvae of dog roundworms ("Toxocara canis"). It was also found to be effective as an amebicide "in vitro" against three species of "Acanthamoeba", which cause granulomatous amebic encephalitis and amebic keratitis. In 1999, the rhizome extract was found to inhibit activity of Epstein-Barr virus. Further research has demonstrated the extract effectively kills larvae of the mosquito "Culex quinquefasciatus" and repels adult "Aedes aegypti" mosquitoes, both of which are serious disease vectors. As a result of these findings, research is underway to evaluate the plant extract's use as an insect repellent, with preliminary findings suggesting it is not an irritant to the skin of rats.
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