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N Mihailovic-Stanojevic et al.
Plant foods for human nutrition (Dordrecht, Netherlands), 68(3), 235-240 (2013-07-06)
The low incidence of cardiovascular disease in Mediterranean countries leads to an increased interest of the scientific community for the Mediterranean diet. Our aim was to evaluate total phenol and flavonoid contents, antioxidant capacity, free radical scavenging activity and potential...
Margreet R Olthof et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 133(6), 1806-1814 (2003-05-29)
Dietary phenols are antioxidants, and their consumption might contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Coffee and tea are major dietary sources of phenols. Dietary phenols are metabolized extensively in the body. Lack of quantitative data on their metabolites hinders...
Qing-An Zhang et al.
Ultrasonics sonochemistry, 22, 149-154 (2014-06-30)
Ultrasound has been widely used as a new kind of auxiliary extraction technique in food industry, but its effect cannot be ignored on the potential degradation of the extracted target compound. In this paper, a model extraction solution was constructed...
Behrouz Jalali Ghassam et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 52(8), 1060-1068 (2014-03-22)
Solanum xanthocarpum Schard. and Wendl. (Solanaceae) has been used in traditional Indian medicines for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiasthmatic properties. The present study demonstrates the antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of S. xanthocarpum. On the basis of in vitro antioxidant properties...
Dima Mnayer et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 19(12), 20034-20053 (2014-12-04)
Six essential oils (EOs) from the Alliaceae family, namely garlic (Allium sativum), onion (Allium cepa), leek (Allium porrum), Chinese chive (Allium tuberosum), shallot (Allium ascalonicum) and chive (Allium schoenoprasum) were characterized by GC and GC-MS and evaluated for their functional...
Antonio Serrano et al.
Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland), 8(8) (2019-08-09)
Nowadays, more consumers demand healthier products. A way to offer such products is to functionalize them using health-promoting bioactive compounds. Meat and meat products are high in essential nutrients; however, their excessive consumption implies a high intake of other substances...
Chunhui Ma et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 19(12), 20821-20838 (2014-12-17)
Sustainable development of renewable resources is a major challenge globally. Biomass is an important renewable energy source and an alternative to fossil fuels. Pyrolysis of biomass is a promising method for simultaneous production of biochar, bio-oil, pyroligneous acid (PA), and...
Doris M Jacobs et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 404(8), 2349-2361 (2012-08-31)
NMR-based metabolite profiling of urine is a fast and reproducible method for detection of numerous metabolites with diverse chemical properties. However, signal overlap in the (1)H NMR profiles of human urine may hamper quantification and identification of metabolites. Therefore, a...
Baohong Li et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 76, 192-199 (2013-01-26)
A simple, sensitive and specific method was developed for simultaneous determination of stachydrine and leonurine in rat plasma using diphenhydramine as an internal standard (IS). The separation was performed on an Agilent ZORBAX Eclipse XDB-C(18) column (150mm×4.6mm, i.d., 5μm) at...
M Sałaga et al.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, 387(11), 1069-1078 (2014-08-01)
Oenothera paradoxa (EP) preparations are commonly used in folk medicine to treat skin diseases, neuralgia, and gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Several reports suggested that EP preparations exhibit potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities both in vitro and in vivo. Here, we aimed...
Tamara Sotelo et al.
PloS one, 9(9), e107290-e107290 (2014-09-10)
Brassica vegetables possess high levels of antioxidant metabolites associated with beneficial health effects including vitamins, carotenoids, anthocyanins, soluble sugars and phenolics. Until now, no reports have been documented on the genetic basis of the antioxidant activity (AA) in Brassicas and...
Li-Min Liu et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 70, 179-184 (2014-05-23)
Chinese herbal medicinal plants, Euonymus laxiflorus (EL), Rubia lanceolata (RL) and Gardenia jasminoides (GJ), have been used wildly to treat arthritis and gout in Taiwan for decades. To understand the beneficial effects of these three plants, their xanthine oxidase (XO)...
Dimosthenis L Giokas et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 764, 70-77 (2013-02-05)
A selective assay for the determination of one of the most important class of phenolic compounds, namely trihydroxybenzoates (monomeric and polymeric compounds having at least one gallate moiety) based on their enhancing effect on the chemiluminogenic reaction between gold ions...
Giulia Collodel et al.
Systems biology in reproductive medicine, 60(4), 217-226 (2014-05-03)
The aims of the study were to evaluate the effects of chocolate and propolis-enriched diets on rabbit spermatogenesis, sperm motility, and ultrastructure following bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) treatment. Thirty-two New Zealand White rabbits were divided into four groups. The LPS-Propolfenol(®) group...
Kayleigh A Clarke et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 972, 29-37 (2014-10-13)
The simultaneous analysis of free-form and conjugated flavonoids in the same sample is difficult but necessary to properly estimate their bioavailability. A method was developed to optimise the extraction of both free and conjugated forms of catechins and metabolites in...
Jaswinder Pal Singh et al.
The Journal of surgical research, 187(2), 631-639 (2014-01-18)
Gallic acid is a polyphenolic compound and is reported to be renoprotective because of its antioxidant activity in various preclinical studies. Gallic acid has been reported to activate peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-γ) in vitro. However, the relevance of the interplay...
Guizhi fuling wan, a traditional chinese herbal formula, sensitizes cisplatin-resistant human ovarian cancer cells through inactivation of the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway
Han L, et al.
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : ECAM (2016)
Burcu Bekdeşer et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(46), 11109-11115 (2014-11-05)
Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) is an important reactive oxygen species (ROS) and non-radical and is taking part in physiological processes concerned with the defense of the organism, but there has been limited information regarding its scavenging by polyphenols. This study was...
Wai Mun Loke et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 139(12), 2309-2314 (2009-10-09)
Flavonoids are phytochemicals that are widespread in the human diet. Despite limitations in their bioavailability, experimental and epidemiological data suggest health benefits of flavonoid consumption. Valid biomarkers of flavonoid intake may be useful for estimating exposure in a range of...
Jianke Li et al.
Food chemistry, 176, 7-11 (2015-01-28)
A simple and efficient HPLC fingerprint method was developed and validated for quality control of the polyphenols extracted from pomegranate peel (PPPs). Ten batches of pomegranate collected from different orchards in Shaanxi Lintong of China were used to establish the...
Wan Mohd Nuzul Hakimi Wan Salleh et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 38(4), 485-493 (2014-08-08)
The present study aimed to examine the chemical compositions of the essential oils of Beilschmiedia madang and their antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, anticholinesterase and anti-tyrosinase activities. The major constituents of the essential oils of leaf and bark of B. madang were...
Jakub P Piwowarski et al.
Journal of natural medicines, 69(1), 100-110 (2014-10-29)
The herb Lythrum salicaria L. (Lythraceae) is used in traditional medicine to treat diseases with an inflammatory background, such as haemorrhoidal disease, dysentery, chronic intestinal catarrh, eczema, varicose veins, periodontosis and gingivitis. Because these diseases are closely associated with an...
Fernanda Pérez-Cruz et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 18(2), 1638-1652 (2013-01-30)
Hypochlorite is a strong oxidant able to induce deleterious effects in biological systems. The goal of this work was to investigate the use of PGR and PYR as probes in assays aimed at evaluating antioxidant activities towards hypochorite and apply...
Melina Bucco Soares et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 55, 463-469 (2013-02-05)
Cadmium has been associated with a wide spectrum of deleterious effects on the reproductive tissues, including ovary. This investigation evaluated the protective role of Camellia sinensis (green, white and red teas) in the cadmium-induced inhibition of ovarian δ-aminolevulinate dehydratase (δ-ALA-D)...
Haifeng Hu et al.
Die Pharmazie, 68(6), 401-405 (2013-07-24)
Gallic acid (GA) is an interesting pharmaceutical component of plants. However, the short lifetime and the autoxidation of GA in aqueous solution significantly reduces its bioavailability and the residence time in the body system. In this study, GA was chemically...
Nargis Jamila et al.
Journal of enzyme inhibition and medicinal chemistry, 30(1), 133-139 (2014-03-29)
Context: Garcinia hombroniana Pierre, known as manggis hutan in Malaysia is a rich source of xanthones and benzophenones. This study was aimed to isolate and characterize potential cholinesterase inhibitors from the extracts of G. hombroniana bark and investigate their interactions...
Francisca Rodrigues et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(3), 386-394 (2014-12-05)
Currently, there is a great tendency in cosmetic area to use natural extracts. Coffee silverskin (CS) is the most abundant solid by-product generated during roasting of coffee processing. To evaluate different CS extracts as promising cosmetic ingredients, regarding antioxidant, antimicrobial...
Marcelo Jose Dias Silva et al.
Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 24(8), 567-574 (2014-08-19)
The Mimosa (Mimosa caesalpiniifolia) is a plant native from South America; it is used in the traditional medicine systems for treating bacterial, fungal, parasitic and inflammatory conditions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antigenotoxic and antioxidant activities...
Nicole Schöbel et al.
Chemical senses, 39(6), 471-487 (2014-04-11)
Astringency is an everyday sensory experience best described as a dry mouthfeel typically elicited by phenol-rich alimentary products like tea and wine. The neural correlates and cellular mechanisms of astringency perception are still not well understood. We explored taste and...
Tidjani Amza et al.
Journal of food science and technology, 52(5), 2770-2778 (2015-04-22)
The antioxidant capacity of gingerbread plum kernel protein fraction (albumin, globulin and glutelin) hydrolysates (GPKH) was studied. Gingerbread plum kernel protein fractions were hydrolyzed through a combined action of two digestive enzymes (pespsin and trypsin). The hydrolyzed fractions were subjected...
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