Pharmacological and Biological Activities of Xanthones

ISSN: 2211-3533 (Online)
ISSN: 2211-3525 (Print)

Volume 14, 2 Issues, 2016

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Anti-Infective Agents

Formerly: Anti-Infective Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

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Pharmacological and Biological Activities of Xanthones

Anti-Infective Agents, 5(1): 15-31.

Author(s): Jean Fotie and D S Bohle.

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Biological Chemistry, McGill University, Otto MaassChemistry Building &# 230, Sherbrooke street West, Montreal, Quebec H3A2K6, Canada.


The aim of this review is to collect, systematize and contrast the many recent advances in xanthones biochemistry and biology. Advances in understanding xanthones antimicrobial activities will be discussed. Pharmacological and biological properties of naturally occurring as well as synthetic xanthones will be considered in an evaluation of their medical values.


Xanthones, antimicrobial, antimalarial, pharmacological and biological properties.

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Article Details

Volume: 5
Issue Number: 1
First Page: 15
Last Page: 31
Page Count: 17
DOI: 10.2174/187152106774755563
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