International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research
Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A (2017)
Pharmacological activities of roburic acid: A review of literature
Author(s): Muhammad Torequl Islam
Abstract: This review aims to summarize the biological activities of a hopeful phytotherapeutic agent called roburic acid on the basis of literature reports. To date, it has been seen that this triterpene possesses some important biological activities, including anti-infammatory, bone loss inhibitory, and anticancer effects. It is also evident to act against neurological diseases and disorders, gout, bacterial infection, oxidative stress, pox pits, pitting scars, etc. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-prostate cancer effects might be a new hope in the treatment of modern inflammatory and cancer diseases and disorders. Adequate research is necessary on this triterpene.