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Ageratum houstonianum
Cell Line ID AH-14212 C1
Media Type B50
Availability Low
Order Asterales
Family Compositae
Genus Ageratum
Antifungal Genus Level ➡ 2 citations
Trypanocidal Genus Level ➡ 2 citations
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Plant Habit Herb Annual
Plant Habitat Tropical
Culture Start Material Seed
Native Range Central America, W Indies
Plant Supplier Comm/Chiltern Seeds
Antifungal Citations
  1. Nogueira JH, Gonçalez E, Galleti SR, Facanali R, Marques MO, Felício JD. Ageratum conyzoides essential oil as aflatoxin suppressor of Aspergillus flavus. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010 Jan 31;137(1):55-60. [] Epub 2009 Oct 24. PubMed PMID: 19906457.
  2. Moody JO, Adebiyi OA, Adeniyi BA. Do Aloe vera and Ageratum conyzoides enhance the anti-microbial activity of traditional medicinal soft soaps (Osedudu)? J Ethnopharmacol. 2004 May;92(1):57-60. PubMed PMID: 15099848.
Trypanocidal Citations
  1. Harel D, Khalid SA, Kaiser M, Brun R, Wünsch B, Schmidt TJ. Encecalol angelate, an unstable chromene from Ageratum conyzoides L.: total synthesis and investigation of its antiprotozoal activity. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 Sep 1;137(1):620-5. [] Epub 2011 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 21708240.
  2. Nour AM, Khalid SA, Kaiser M, Brun R, Abdalla WE, Schmidt TJ. The antiprotozoal activity of methylated flavonoids from Ageratum conyzoides L. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010 May 4;129(1):127-30. [] Epub 2010 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 20219663.