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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
Javier E Ramirez et al.
Food chemistry, 176, 106-114 (2015-01-28)
The HPLC profiles of six fruits endemic of the VIII region of Chile were investigated using high resolution mass analysis (HR-ToF-ESI-MS). The anthocyanin fingerprints generated for the fruits were compared and the antioxidant capacities measured by the scavenging of the
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
Janique Vandal et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(6), 800-806 (2015-02-24)
The number of multidrug resistant (MDR) microorganisms is increasing and the antimicrobial resistance expressed by these pathogens is generating a rising global health crisis. In fact, there are only a few antimicrobial agents left that can be used against MDR
Wan-Su Kim et al.
The Korean journal of physiology & pharmacology : official journal of the Korean Physiological Society and the Korean Society of Pharmacology, 19(1), 21-27 (2015-01-22)
The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties of artemisinin derived from water, methanol, ethanol, or acetone extracts of Artemisia annua L. were evaluated. All 4 artemisinin-containing extracts had anti-inflammatory effects. Of these, the acetone extract had the greatest inhibitory effect on
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
Claudia Scattino et al.
Food chemistry, 163, 51-60 (2014-06-11)
In the present study the possibility of enhancing phenolic compound contents in peaches and nectarines by post-harvest irradiation with UV-B was assessed. Fruits of 'Suncrest' and 'Babygold 7' peach and 'Big Top' nectarine cultivars were irradiated with UV-B for 12
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
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
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
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
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