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Nadja B. Cech

**Expertise: Analytical Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry, Medicinal Plant Chemistry **Education: B.S., Southern Oregon University, 1997--Ph.D., The University of New Mexico, 2001

There are 4 included publications by Nadja B. Cech :

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Effects of herbal products and their constituents on human cytochrome P4502E1 activity 2007 290 Ethanolic extracts from fresh Echinacea purpurea and Spilanthes acmella and dried Hydrastis canadensis were examined with regard to their ability to inhibit cytochrome P4502E1 mediated oxidation of p-nitrophenol in vitro. In addition, individual cons...
Liver Enzyme-Mediated Oxidation of Echinacea purpurea Alkylamides: Production of Novel Metabolites and Changes in Immunomodulatory Activity 2006 622 The medicinal plant Echinacea is widely used to treat upper respiratory infections and is reported to stimulate the human immune system. A major constituent class of Echinacea, the alkyl-amides, has immunomodulatory effects. Recent studies show that ...
Sarothrin from Alkanna orientalis Is an Antimicrobial Agent and Efflux Pump Inhibitor 2013 70 An Alkanna orientalis leaf and flower extract inhibited the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, a pathogen that causes an estimated 478000 hospitalizations in the US annually. Bioassay-guided fractionation of A. orientalis resulted in isolation of the f...
Temperature-sensitive anthocyanin production in flowers of Plantago lanceolata 2007 1224 Flower color in the weedy perennial Plantago lanceolata is phenotypically plastic. Darker flowers are produced at cooler ambient temperatures, and circumstantial evidence suggests that this is adaptive. The goal of this project was to investigate the...