Abstract:It has been hypothesized that the therapeutic effects of artepillin C, a natural
compound derived from Brazilian green propolis, are likely related to its
partition in the lipid bilayer component of biological membranes. To test this
hypothesis, we investigated the effects of the major compound of green propolis,
artepillin C, on model membranes (small and giant unilamelar vesicles) composed
of ternary lipid mixtures containing cholesterol, which display liquid-ordered
) and liquid-… Show more
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