Publications by: Phurpa Wangchuk

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Wangchuk, Phurpa (2018) Therapeutic applications of natural products in herbal medicines, biodiscovery programs, and biomedicine. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 8 (1). pp. 1-20.

Eichenberger, Ramon M., Hasanuzzaman, Talukder, Field, Matt A., Wangchuk, Phurpa, Giacomin, Paul, Loukas, Alex, and Sotillo, Javier (2018) Characterization of Trichuris muris secreted proteins and extracellular vesicles provides new insights into host–parasite communication. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 7 (1).

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Apte, Simon H., Smout, Michael J., Groves, Penny L., Loukas, Alex, and Doolan, Denise L. (2018) Defined small molecules produced by Himalayan medicinal plants display immunomodulatory properties. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19 (11).

Yeshi, Karma, Wangdi, Tendrel, Qusar, Namgyal, Nettles, James, Craig, Sienna R., Schrempf, Mona, and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2018) Geopharmaceuticals of Himalayan Sowa Rigpa medicine: ethnopharmacological uses, mineral diversity, chemical identification and current utilization in Bhutan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 223. pp. 99-112.

Shepherd, Catherine, Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Loukas, Alex (2018) Of dogs and hookworms: man's best friend and his parasites as a model for translational biomedical research. Parasites & Vectors, 11.

Sundaraneedi, Madhu, Eichenberger, Ramon M., Al-Hallaf, Rafid, Yang, Dai, Sotillo, Javier, Rajan, Siji, Wangchuk, Phurpa, Giacomin, Paul R., Keene, F. Richard, Loukas, Alex, Collins, J. Grant, and Pearson, Mark S. (2018) Polypyridylruthenium(II) complexes exert in vitro and in vivo nematocidal activity and show significant inhibition of parasite acetylcholinesterases. International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drugs Resistance, 8 (1). pp. 1-7.

Weeks, Janis C., Roberts, William M., Leasure, Caitlyn, Suzuki, Brian M., Robinson, Kristin J., Currey, Heather, Wangchuk, Phurpa, Eichenberger, Ramon M., Saxton, Aleen D., Bird, Thomas D., Kraemer, Brian C., Loukas, Alex, Hawdon, John M., Caffrey, Conor R., and Liachko, Nicole F. (2018) Sertraline, paroxetine, and chlorpromazine are rapidly acting anthelmintic drugs capable of clinical repurposing. Scientific Reports, 8.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Loukas, Alex (2018) Techniques and technologies for the biodiscovery of novel small molecule drug lead compounds from natural products. In: Mandal, Subhash C., Mandal, Vivekananda, and Konishi, Tetsuya, (eds.) Natural Products and Drug Discovery: An Integrated Approach. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 435-465.

Shepherd, Catherine, Giacomin, Paul, Navarro, Severine, Miller, Catherine M., Loukas, Alex, and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2018) A medicinal plant compound, capnoidine, prevents the onset of inflammation in a mouse model of colitis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 211. pp. 17-28.

Sundaraneedi, Madhu K., Tedla, Bemnet A., Eichenberger, Ramon M., Becker, Luke, Pickering, Darren, Smout, Michael J., Rajan, Siji, Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keene, F. Richard, Loukas, Alex, Collins, J. Grant, and Pearson, Mark S. (2017) Polypyridylruthenium(II) complexes exert anti-schistosome activity and inhibit parasite acetylcholinesterases. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11 (12).

Yeshia, Karma, Morisco, Paolo, and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2017) Animal-derived natural products of Sowa Rigpa medicine: their pharmacopoeial description, current utilization and zoological identification. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 207. pp. 192-202.

Yeshi, Karma , Yangdon, Pema , Kashyap, Shakuli , and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2017) Antioxidant activity and the polyphenolic and flavonoid contents of five high altitude medicinal plants used in Bhutanese Sowa rigpa medicine. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 7 (1). pp. 18-26.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Yeshi, Karma, and Jamphel, Kinga (2017) Pharmacological, ethnopharmacological, and botanical evaluation of subtropical medicinal plants of Lower Kheng region in Bhutan. Integrative Medicine Research, 6 (4). pp. 372-387.

Yeshi, Karma, Kashyap, Shakuli, Yangdon, Pema, and Wangchuk, Phurpa (2017) Taxonomical identification of Himalayan edible medicinal plants in Bhutan and the phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of selected plants. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 7 (2). pp. 89-106.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Tashi, (2016) Quality assurance of the university medical education, hospital services and traditional pharmaceutical products of the Bhutanese So-wa-rig-pa health care system. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16. pp. 1-18.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Pearson, Mark S., Giacomin, Paul R., Becker, Luke, Sotillo, Javier, Pickering, Darren, Smout, Michael J., and Loukas, Alex (2016) Compounds derived from the Bhutanese daisy, Ajania nubigena, demonstrate dual anthelmintic activity against Schistosoma mansoni and Trichuris muris. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10 (8). pp. 1-18.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Namgay, Kuenga, Gayleg, Karma, and Dorji, Yeshi (2016) Medicinal plants of Dagala region in Bhutan: their diversity, distribution, uses and economic potential. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 12 (28). pp. 1-18.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Sastraruji, Thanapat, Taweechotipatr, Malai, Keller, Paul A., and Pyne, Stephen G. (2016) Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-acetylcholinesterase activities of two isoquinoline alkaloids–Scoulerine and Cceilanthifoline. Natural Product Communications, 11 (12). pp. 1801-1804.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Gyeltshen, Tempa, and Tobgay, Tashi (2016) Bhutanese Traditional Medical Education. In: Schuelka , Matthew J. , and Maxwell, T.W., (eds.) Education in Bhutan: culture, schooling, and gross national happiness. Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: issues, concerns and prospects, 36 . Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 91-108.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Giacomin, Paul R., Pearson, Mark S., Smout, Michael J., and Loukas, Alex (2016) Identification of lead chemotherapeutic agents from medicinal plants against blood flukes and whipworms. Scientific Reports, 6. pp. 1-10.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Navarro, Severine, Shepherd, Catherine, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., and Loukas, Alex (2015) Diterpenoid alkaloids of Aconitum laciniatum and mitigation of inflammation by 14-O-acetylneoline in a murine model of ulcerative colitis. Scientific Reports, 5. pp. 1-10.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Tobgay, Tashi (2015) Contributions of medicinal plants to the Gross National Happiness and biodiscovery in Bhutan. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11. pp. 1-12.

Shepherd, C., Navarro, S., Wangchuk, P., Wilson, D., Daly, N.L., and Loukas, A. (2015) Identifying the immunomodulatory components of helminths. Parasite Immunology, 37 (6). pp. 293-303.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Samten, (2015) GC-FID coupled GC-MS analysis of the essential oil and the recorded biological activities of Meconopsis simplicifolia. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature, 5 (6). pp. 365-372.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Pyne, Stephen G., Keller, Paul A., Taweechotipatr, Malai, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2014) Phenylpropanoids and furanocoumarins as antibacterial and antimalarial constituents of the Bhutanese medicinal plant Pleurospermum amabile. Natural Product Communications, 9 (7). pp. 957-960.

Wangchuk, Phurpa (2014) Phytochemical analysis, bioassays and the identification of drug lead compounds from seven Bhutanese medicinal plants. PhD thesis, University of Wollongong.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., and Taweechotipatr, Malai (2013) Inhibition of TNF-α production in LPS-activated THP-1 monocytic cells by the crude extracts of seven Bhutanese medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 148 (3). pp. 1013-1017.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Korth, John, Samten, , Taweechotipatr, Malai, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2013) Antimicrobial, antimalarial and cytoxicity activities of constituents of a Bhutanese variety of Ajania nubigena. Natural Product Communications, 8 (6). pp. 733-736.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Taweechotipatr, Malai, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2013) GC/GC-MS analysis, isolation and identification of bioactive essential oil components from the Bhutanese medicinal plant, Pleurospermum amabile. Natural Product Communications, 8 (9). pp. 1305-1308.

Wangchuk, Phurpha, Pyne, Stephen G., and Keller, Paul A. (2013) An assessment of the Bhutanese traditional medicine for its ethnopharmacology, ethnobotany and ethnoquality: textual understanding and the current practices. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , 148 (1). pp. 305-310.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Lie, Wilford, Willis, Anthony C., Rattanajak, Roonglawan, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2013) A new protoberberine alkaloid from Meconopsis simplicifolia (D. Don) Walpers with potent antimalarial activity against a multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum strain. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 150. pp. 953-959.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Willis, Anthony C., and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2012) Antimalarial alkaloids from a Bhutanese traditional medicinal plant Corydalis dubia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 143 (1). pp. 310-313.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Sastraruji, Thanapat, Taweechotipatr, Malai, Rattanajak, Roonglawan, Tonsomboon, Aunchalee, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2012) Phytochemical and biological activity studies of the Bhutanese medicinal plant corydalis crispa. Natural Product Communications, 7 (5). pp. 575-580.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Pyne, Stephen G., and Keller, Paul A. (2011) Ethnobotanical authentication and identification of Khrog-sman (lower elevation medicinal plants) of Bhutan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 134 (3). pp. 813-823.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Keller, Paul A., Pyne, Stephen G., Taweechotipatr, Malai, Tonsomboon, Aunchalee, Rattanajak, Roonglawan, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2011) Evaluation of an ethnopharmacologically selected Bhutanese medicinal plants for their major classes of Phytochemicals and biological activities. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 137 (1). pp. 730-742.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Olsen, Annette (2011) Risk factors for the sustainability of medicinal plants in Bhutan. Asian Medicine, 6 (1). pp. 123-136.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Bremner, John B., Samten, , Skelton, Brian W., White, Allan H., Rattanajak, Roonglawan, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2010) Antiplasmodial activity of atisinium chloride from the Bhutanese medicinal plant, Aconitum orochryseum. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 130 (3). pp. 559-562.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Bremner, John B., Samten, , Rattanajak, Roonglawan, and Kamchonwongpaisan, Sumalee (2010) Antiplasmodial agents from the Bhutanese medicinal plant Corydalis calliantha. Phytotherapy Research, 24 (4). pp. 481-485.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Samten, , and Ugyen, (2009) High altitude medicinal plants of Bhutan: an illustrated guide for practical use. Pharmaceutical and Research Unit, Institute of Traditional Medicine Services, Ministry of Health, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Samten, (2009) Low altitude medicinal plants of Bhutan: an illustrated guide for practical use. Pharmaceutical and Research Unit, Institute of Traditional Medicine Services, Ministry of Health, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Wangchuk, Phurpa (2008) Health Impacts of Traditional Medicines and Bioprospecting: A World Scenario Accentuating Bhutan's Perspective. Journal of Bhutan Studies, 18. pp. 116-134.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Samten, , Ugyen, , Thinley, Jigme, and Afaq, S.H. (2008) High altitude plants used in Bhutanese traditional medicine (gSo-ba-rig-pa). Ethnobotany, 20 (1&2). pp. 54-63.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Samten, , Dolma, Norbu, Zam, Tshering, Thinlay, Jigme, and Hasan Afaq, Saadul (2008) Monographs on Medicinal Plants of Bhutan. Ministry of Health, Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, and Dorji, Yeshi (2007) Historical roots, spiritual significance and the health benefits of mKhempa-lJong gNyes Tshachu (hot spring) in Lhuntshe. Journal of Bhutan Studies, 16. pp. 112-128.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Wangchuk, Dorji, and Aagaard-Hansen, Jens (2007) Traditional bhutanese medicine (gSo-ba Rig-pa): an integrated part of the formal health care services. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 38 (1). pp. 161-167.

Wangchuk, Phurpa, Bremner, John, and Samosorn, Siritron (2007) Hetisine-type diterpenoid alkaloids from the Bhutanese medicinal plant Aconitum orochryseum. Journal of Natural Products, 70 (11). pp. 1808-1811.

Wangchuk, Phurpa (2004) Bioactive alkaloids from medicinal plants of Bhutan. Masters (Research) thesis, University of Wollongong.

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