Inhibition of Human Neutrophil Responses by the Essential Oil of Artemisia kotuchovii and Its Constituents

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Schepetkin I. A. , Kushnarenko S. V. , ÖZEK G., Kirpotina L. N. , Utegenova G. A. , Kotukhov Y. A. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY, cilt.63, sa.20, ss.4999-5007, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 63 Konu: 20
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b01307
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.4999-5007


Essential oils were obtained by hydrodistillation of the flowers+leaves and stems of Artemisia kotuchovii Kupr. (AKEO(f+l) and AKEO(stm), respectively) and analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography,mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The primary components of the oils were estragole, (E)- and (Z)-beta-ocimenes, methyleugenol, limonene, spathulenol, beta-pinene, myrcene, and (E)-methyl cinnamate. Seventy-four constituents were present at concentrations from 0.1 to 1.0%, and 34 compounds were identified in trace (<0.1%) amounts in one or both plant components. Screening of the essential oils for biological activity showed that AKEO(stm), but not AKEO(f+l), inhibited N-formyl-Met-Leu-Phe (fMLF)-stimulated Ca2+ flux and chemotaxis and phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate (PMA)-induced reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in human neutrophils. Selected pure constituents, representing >96% of the AKEO(stm), composition, were also tested in human neutrophils and HL-60 cells transfected with N-formyl peptide receptor 1 (FPR1). One component, 6-methyl-3,5-heptadien-2-one (MHDO), inhibited fMLF- and interleukin 8 (IL-8)-stimulated Ca2+ flux, fMLF-indticed chemotaxis, and PMA-induced ROS production in human neutrophils. MHDO also inhibited fMLF-induced Ca2+ flux in FPR1-HL60 cells. These results suggest that MHDO may be effective in modulating some innate immune responses, possibly by inhibition of neutrophil migration and ROS production.