Molecule of the Week
August 25, 2008
Damnacanthal, an anthraquinone derivative isolated from the noni plant (Morinda citrifolia), has been touted as a phytochemical whose beneficial effects include HIV protein inhibition. But the lack of scientific proof for these claims caused the FDA to issue warning letters to its purveyors during 2002–2006.
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