JOURNAL 2474


Records of Natural Products
VOLUME & ISSUE
Available Online: August 21,2022
PAGES
p.1 - 32
DOI ADDRESS
http://doi.org/10.25135/rnp.350.2205-2474
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AUTHORS
  • Fatma M. Abdel Bar
  • Nouran H. Abdel Fatah
  • Yhiya Amen
  • Ahmed F. Halim
  • Hassan-Elrady A. Saad
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GRAPHICAL ABSTRACT


ABSTRACT


Genus Lactuca L. belongs to one of the major families of flowering plants, Asteraceae. It includes about 150 species, distributed in warm and temperate areas, commonly in the Northern Hemisphere. Since ancient times, numerous Lactuca L. species have been cultivated for their economic and medicinal significance. Cultivated lettuce (Lactuca sativa), a representative member of the genus, is the most important leafy salad vegetable. The current review aims to provide comprehensive information on the taxonomy, phytochemistry, traditional uses, and biological activities of plants of the genus Lactuca.

KEYWORDS
  • Lactuca
  • Asteraceae
  • Lettuce
  • Phytochemistry
  • Sesquiterpene lactones
  • Biological activities