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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 516408, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/516408
Research Article

Antileishmanial Activity of Warifteine: A Bisbenzylisoquinoline Alkaloid Isolated from Cissampelos sympodialis Eichl. (Menispermaceae)

1Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego 1265, Cidade Universitária, 50670-901 Recife, PE, Brazil
2Departamento de Microbiologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães/FIOCRUZ, 50670-420 Recife, PE, Brazil
3Laboratório de Tecnologia Farmacêutica, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campus I, 58051-900 João Pessoa, PB, Brazil
4Departamento de Antibióticos, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego, 1265, Cidade Universitária, 50670-901 Recife, PE, Brazil
5Departamento de Ensino de Enfermagem, Universidade Salgado de Oliveira, 51170-000 Recife, PE, Brazil
6Departamento de Genética, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego 1265, Cidade Universitária, 50670-901 Recife, PE, Brazil

Received 22 May 2012; Accepted 25 July 2012

Academic Editors: J. P. Ackers, G. Cancrini, and J.-T. Cheng

Copyright © 2012 Eliete Cavalcanti da Silva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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