Jeong Hwa Kim et al.
International immunopharmacology, 28(2), 977-984 (2015-08-25)
Sesamolin and sesamin are representative lignans found in sesame seed. The present study was designed to demonstrate the anti-cancer activity of sesamolin achieved by increasing the expression level of NKG2D ligands on Raji cells, which are derived from Burkitt's lymphoma....
β-secretase inhibitors from sesame seeds and turmeric rhizomes
Murata K, et al.
Planta Medica, 82, S1-S381 (2016)
Afaf Kamal-Eldin et al.
Recent patents on food, nutrition & agriculture, 3(1), 17-29 (2010-12-01)
Sesame seed contains very high levels (up to 2.5%) of furofuran lignans with beneficial physiological activities, mainly sesamin, sesamolin, and sesaminol glucosides. Reported activities of sesame seed lignans include inter alias modulation of fatty acid metabolism, inhibition of cholesterol absorption...
M H Kang et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 128(6), 1018-1022 (1998-06-18)
Although the sesame lignans, sesaminol and sesamolinol, have been shown to possess antioxidative activity, less is known about the metabolism and antioxidative properties of sesamolin, a major constituent of sesame oil. To determine the ability of sesamolin to act as...