Dr. Jutti  Levita

Dr. Jutti Levita

Research Scientist
Padjadjaran University, Indonesia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacochemistry from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia

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Dr. Jutti Levita is working as Faculty member of Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia. She obtained her Ph.D. in Pharmacochemistry from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia. Her main area of interest related to Chemistry Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Medicinal Chemistry, Structure-based Drug Design and Analytical Chemistry. She also served as Visiting Researcher at School of Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is author and co-author of 22 journal papers.

Area of Interest:

Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Medicinal Chemistry
Drug Delivery Systems
Analytical Chemistry




Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia




Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia




Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia


Selected Publications

  1. Saputri, F.A., M. Mutakin, K. Lestari and J. Levita, 2017. Development and validation of RP-HPLC method to determine DDIE, myristicin and safrole in ethanol extract of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans). Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 8: 75-79.

  2. Megantara, S., D.H. Tjahjono, R.E. Kartasasmita, M.I. Iwo, J. Levita and S. Ibrahim, 2017. In silico study of andrographolide and its derivates as HIV-1 protease inhibitors. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 8: 222-228.

  3. Levita, J., T. Juwita, S. Ramadhani, N.M. Saptarini and M. Mutakin, 2017. Chromatogram profiles of andrographolide in A23187-induced New Zealand rabbit's urine and faeces. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 7: 156-159.
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  4. Levita, J., M.R. Rositama, N. Alias, N. Khalida, M. Saptarini and S. Megantara, 2017. Selectivity of plants' flavonoids and diterpenoids in inhibiting COX-2 enzyme for anti-inflammatory discovery. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 7: 103-110.

  5. Megantara, S., M.I. Iwo, J. Levita and S. Ibrahim, 2016. Determination of ligand position in aspartic proteases by correlating Tanimoto coefficient and binding affinity with root mean square deviation. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 6: 125-129.
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  6. Mardhatillah, A., M. Mutakin and J. Levita, 2016. FeCl3-catalyzed synthesis of dehydrodiisoeugenol. Int. J. Chem., Vol. 8. 10.5539/ijc.v8n1p1.
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  7. Levita, J., S.A. Sumiwi, T.I. Pratiwi, E. Ilham, S.P. Sidiq and M. Moektiwardoyo, 2016. Pharmacological Activities of Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R.Br. leaves extract on cyclooxygenase and xanthine oxidase enzymes. J. Med. Plant Res., 10: 261-269.

  8. Sumiwi, S.A., O.S. Sihombing, A. Subarnas, M. Abdassah and J. Levita, 2015. A study to predict anti-inflammatory activity of eugenol, myristicin and limonene of cinnamomum sintoc. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 7: 51-54.

  9. Siswandi, S., Mutakin and J. Levita, 2015. Virtual screening of co-formers for ketoprofen co- crystallization and the molecular properties of the co-crystal. J. Applied Pharm. Sci., 5: 78-82.

  10. Rahmania, H., A. Mutalib, M. Ramli and J. Levita, 2015. Synthesis and stability test of radiogadolinium (III)-DOTA-PAMAM G3.0-trastuzumab as SPECT-MRI molecular imaging agent for diagnosis of HER-2 positive breast cancer. J. Radiat. Res. Applied Sci., 8: 91-99.
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  11. Levita, J., L.K. Wijaya, S. Celcilia and Dan Mutakin, 2015. Inhibitory activity of Kaempferia galanga and Hibiscus sabdariffa on the rate of PGH2 formation. J. Applied Sci., 15: 1032-1036.

  12. Kang, D., M. Mutakin and J. Levita, 2015. Computational study of triterpenoids of Ganoderma lucidum with aspartic protease enzymes for discovering HIV-1 and plasmepsin inhibitors. Int. J. Chem., 7: 62-68.
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  13. Sumiwi, S.A., Y. Susilawati, A. Muhtadi, M. Abdassah, J. Levita and A. Subarnas, 2014. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of Mimosa pudica herb extract. Int. J. Pharmacy Pharma. Res., 1: 6-12.
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  14. Saputri, F.A., M. Mutakin, K. Lestari and J. Levita, 2014. Determination of safrole in ethanol extract of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt) using reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography. Int. J. Chem., 6: 14-20.
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  15. Saptarini, N.M., F.A. Saputri and J. Levita, 2014. Molecular modeling study of PPARγ agonists: Dehydro-Di-isoeugenol, macelignan, pioglitazone, netoglitazone and rosiglitazone as antidiabetic drugs. Int. J. Chem., 6: 48-55.
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  16. Levita, J., K.H. Chao and Mutakin, 2014. Interactions of ganoderiol-F with aspartic proteases of HIV and plasmepsin for anti-HIV and antimalaria discovery. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6: 561-566.
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  17. Levita, J., H. Himawati, R.V. Lukman, M. Afdila and H. Abdul Holik et al., 2014. Bioavailability study of sambiloto (Andrographis paniculata) herbs infusion in rabbit. Indonesian J. Pharm., 25: 138-144.
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  18. Saptarini, N.M., E.Y. Sitorus and J. Levita, 2013. Structure-based in silico study of 6-gingerol, 6-ghogaol and 6-paradol, active compounds of ginger (Zingiber officinale) as COX-2 inhibitors. Int. J. Chem., 5: 12-18.
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  19. Muchtaridi, M., J. levita , D. Rahayu and H. Rahmi, 2012. Influence of using coconut, palm, and corn oils as frying medium on concentration of acrylamide in fried tempe. Food Public Health, 2: 16-20.
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  20. Levita, J., S. Megantara and Mutakin, 2012. Photometric titration method to determine bromination of red and yellow dyes in crackers. Int. J. Chem., 4: 80-85.
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  21. Levita, J., N.M. Saptarini and A. Ardiansyah, 2012. Generating a 3D structure model of histamine-4 receptor for antiinflammatory drug design. E3 J. Biotechnol. Pharm. Res., 3: 22-27.
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  22. Diantini, A., A. Subarnas, Supriyatna, J. Levita and R. Abdulah et al., 2012. Cytotoxicity of fevicordin-A from Phaleria macrocarpa (Scheff.) Boerl on P 388, HeLa, CasKi, TE-2, TE-8 and prepuce's fibroblast cells. E3 J. Med. Res., 1: 1-5.
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  23. Mustarichie, R., J. Levita, I. Musfiroh and M. Moektiwardoyo, 2011. Determination of genistein in the fermented by-product of soybean curd, an Indonesian food and its in vivo assay on carrageenan-induced mice. J. Food Sci. Eng., 1: 80-84.
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  24. Muchtaridi, A. Mutalib, J. Levita, A. Diantini and I. Musfiroh, 2011. [Prediction of antibreast cancer activity of fevicordin from Phaleria macrocarpa (Scheff) Boerl. seeds against Estrogen Receptor-α (ERα) by using quantitative structure activity relationship method]. Jurnal Bionatura, 13: 40-46, (In Indonesian).
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  25. Moektiwardoyo, M., J. Levita, S.P. Sidiq, K. Ahmad, R. Mustarichie, A. Subarnas and S. Supriyatna, 2011. The determination of quercetin in Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R. Br. leaves extract and its in silico study on histamine H4 receptor. Indonesian J. Pharm., 22: 191-196.
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  26. Levita, J., N.M. Widiastuti, I. Nugrahani, A. Musadad and A. Nawawi et al., 2011. Indirect iodination on the vinyl double bond of andrographolide. Int. J. Chem., 3: 47-56.
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  27. Levita, J., D. Rahayu, N.M. Saptarini, A. Nawawi, A. Mutalib and S. Ibrahim, 2011. The inhibition of andrographolide (Andrographis paniculata) on the expression of carbonic anhydrase in LPS-induced human leucocyte cells. Asian J. Plant Sci., 10: 162-165.
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  28. Hasanah, A.N., J. Levita, E.D. Natapoera and A. Subarnas, 2011. Analyzing the interaction of shellegueain A: A bioactive compound of pakis tangkur (Selliguea feei or Polypodium feei) to cyclooxygenase enzyme by molecular docking. Asian J. Chem., 23: 3093-3096.
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  29. Levita, J., I. Musfiroh, W. Indriyati and R. Mustarichie, 2010. The effect of soaking, washing and frying on the concentration of formaldehyde in Sange Belah salty fish. Jurnal Bionatura, 12: 97-104.

  30. Levita, J., A. Nawawi, A. Mutholib and S. Ibrahim, 2010. Andrographolide inhibits COX-2 expression in human fibroblast cells due to its interaction with arginine and histidine in cyclooxygenase site. J. Applied Sci., 10: 1481-1484.
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  31. Levita, J., A. Nawawi, A. Mutalib and S. Ibrahim, 2010. Andrographolide: A review of its anti-inflammatory activity via inhibition of NF-kappaB activation from computational chemistry aspects. Int. J. Pharmacol., 6: 569-576.
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  32. Levita, J., E.P. Istyastono, A. Nawawi, A. Mutholib, I.J.P. de Esch and S. Ibrahim, 2009. Analyzing the interaction of andrographolide and neoandrographolide, diterpenoid compounds from Andrographis paniculata (Burm.F) nees, to cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme by docking simulation. ITB J. Sci., 41: 110-119.
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