Year 2018, Volume 2 , Issue 1, Pages 71 - 82 2018-01-31

Bryophytes are the second largest heterogeneous group of terrestrial plants. The bryophytes placed taxonomically between Algae and Pteridophytes, are further divided into three classes; Hornworts (class Anthocerotae), Liverworts (class Hepaticae) and Mosses (class Musci). They are the most captivating exotic species on earth with distinguishing characteristics.

Bryophytes are rich in a variety of secondary biological active compounds. Bryophytes contain potentially useful natural products, including polysaccharides terpenoids, lipids, amino acids and phenylpropanoids. Bryophyte isolated compounds and extracts have cytotoxic, antimicrobial, insecticidal, antiviral, nematocidal effects on smooth and non-striated muscles, weight loss, plant growth regulation and allelopathic activities.

In the present review, the therapeutic uses of bryophytes were focused in detail. This will highlight bryophytes as potential source for phytotherapeutic remedies and chemical products used in different fields of chemistry, pharmacology, bioiogy and different branches of life sciences. 

Bryophytes, therapeutic, antimicrobial, antiviral
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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology
Journal Section Research Article

Author: Ozlem TONGUC YAYINTAS (Primary Author)
Institution: Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, School of Applied Sciences, Canakkale
Country: Turkey

Author: Latife Ceyda IRKIN
Institution: Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, School of Applied Sciences, Canakkale
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : January 31, 2018

Bibtex @review { jsp410537, journal = {Journal of Scientific Perspectives}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-3008}, address = {SARICAELI KÖYÜ ÇOMÜ SARICAELI YERLEŞKESI NO: 276 D-I, MERKEZ-ÇANAKKALE / TÜRKİYE}, publisher = {Rating Academy}, year = {2018}, volume = {2}, pages = {71 - 82}, doi = {}, title = {BRYOPHYTES AS HIDDEN TREASURE}, key = {cite}, author = {TONGUC YAYINTAS, Ozlem and IRKIN, Latife Ceyda} }
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