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Jacqueline Blommers et al.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 187(5), 1389-1394 (2002-11-20)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of evening primrose oil and fish oil on breast pain in premenopausal women with severe chronic mastalgia, in a randomized double-blind factorial clinical trial. One hundred twenty women were placed
Chiou Ling Chang et al.
Journal of insect physiology, 56(4), 356-365 (2009-11-26)
Culture medium supplemented with wheat germ oil (WGO) causes physiological reactions, such as increased fecundity and mobility, in some insects. Although the impact of WGO on insect physiology is important, the mechanisms of these actions are poorly understood. In this
Chiou Ling Chang et al.
International journal of radiation biology, 88(4), 320-326 (2011-12-08)
Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxystilbene) is a polyphenol compound found in many plants and fruits that has antioxidant and radioprotective properties. Two model invertebrates, Bactrocera dorsalis (oriental fruit fly) and B. cucurbitae (melon fly) (Diptera: Tephritidae), were studied to determine if the addition
Fanny Leenhardt et al.
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 27(2), 222-228 (2008-08-12)
Oxidative stress is implicated in the etiology of many diseases, but most of clinical trials failed to demonstrate beneficial effects of antioxidant supplementation. In the present experiment, we assessed the mean-term effect of wheat germ supplementation, as a dietary source
Amira F El-Yazbi et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 55(5), 497-507 (2017-02-17)
Two simple, direct and environment-friendly chromatographic methods, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and high-performance thin layer chromatographic (HPTLC), were developed for the determination of a binary mixture of fish oil (FO) and wheat germ oil (WGO), for the first time, in
Thomas A Coudron et al.
Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology, 76(2), 67-82 (2010-12-08)
Changes in animal nutrition, particularly essential dietary components, alter global gene expression patterns. Our goal is to identify molecular markers that serve as early indicators of the quality of insect culture media. Markers of deficient culture media will increase the
A Jakab et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 17(20), 2295-2302 (2003-10-15)
The distribution of fatty acids in a triacylglycerol is of great importance from nutritional, biochemical, quality and technological points of view. The ratio of triacylglycerol positional isomers containing two linoleic acid (18:2) and one oleic acid (18:1) moieties--namely, 1(3),2-dilinoleoyl-3(1)-oleoyl glycerol
B S Reddy et al.
Cancer research, 60(17), 4792-4797 (2000-09-15)
Epidemiological studies suggest an inverse relationship between the intake of dietary fiber, particularly fiber from cereal grains, and colon cancer risk. Animal model assays have demonstrated that the protective effects of dietary fiber on colon cancer development depend on the
Medha Singh et al.
Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry, 30(6), 225-229 (2010-11-04)
To determine whether omega-3 (n-3) increases saliva production in patients with Sjögren's syndrome, 61 patients with Sjögren's received either wheat germ oil (n = 23) or n-3 supplement (TheraTears Nutrition®) (n = 38) in a prospective, randomized, double-masked trial. The
V A Paranich et al.
Likars'ka sprava, (2)(2), 40-44 (2000-06-22)
An experimental study was made on wheat-germ oil as a source of easily assimilable vitamin E. In rats, the above oil intake results in a rapid increase in the content of vitamin E in the brain, liver, heart, lungs, kidneys
Man P Huynh et al.
PloS one, 12(11), e0187997-e0187997 (2017-11-18)
The western corn rootworm (WCR), Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, is the most serious insect pest of corn (Zea mays L.) in the United States and parts of Europe, and arguably one of the world's most expensive pests to control. Several
Marina N Makarova et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 114(3), 412-416 (2007-09-25)
Herba of Epimedium koreanum is used in traditional Chinese and Korean herbal medicine as a potent enhancer of erectile function. Icariin, the main active component of Epimedium koreanum, possesses many biological effects, such as improving cardiovascular function, hormone regulation, immunological
D Reed et al.
Biomedical sciences instrumentation, 34, 59-64 (1997-01-01)
Hydroxyapatite (HA) has been used to deliver therapeutic drugs both in vitro and in vivo at a constant rate showing zero order kinetics. This study was designed specifically to analyze the effects of wheat germ (WG) incorporation with HA on
Alessandra Piras et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 14(7), 2573-2581 (2009-07-28)
This study examined the supercritical fluid extraction of wheat germ oil. The effects of pressure (200-300 bar at 40 degrees C) and extraction time on the oil quality/quantity were studied. A comparison was also made between the relative qualities of
Michiko Oka et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 14(7-8), 465-472 (2007-06-23)
Inflammation is a common finding in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The phytotherapeutic agent eviprostat is a popular treatment for BPH in Japan and Germany. This agent consists of five components; four are extracted from Chimaphila umbellata, Populus tremula, Pulsatilla pratensis
Mürsel Karabacak et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 74(7), 2119-2125 (2011-08-20)
Forty-eight male Balb/C mice, allocated to 4 equal groups, constituted the material of the study. The first group was maintained as the control group and was administered solely with a vehicle, which was used to dissolve coumaphos in the third
Qiang Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1216(43), 7268-7274 (2009-09-04)
An on-line method for the rapid pinpointing of radical scavengers in non-polar mixtures like vegetable oils was developed. To avoid problems with dissolving the sample, normal-phase chromatography on bare silica gel was used with mixtures of hexane and methyl tert-butyl
Alpha-linolenic acid-rich wheat germ oil decreases oxidative stress and CD40 ligand in patients with mild hypercholesterolemia.
Cesare Alessandri et al.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 26(11), 2577-2578 (2006-10-21)
Bogumiła Kupczyk et al.
Die Nahrung, 47(1), 11-16 (2003-03-26)
The effect of added menadione (vitamin K3) on stored corn and wheat germ oil on the dissolution and dimerization of natural tocopherols and autoxidation of triacylglycerols was investigated. Samples of corn and wheat germ oils pure and with added menadione
Dong-mei Xu et al.
Guang pu xue yu guang pu fen xi = Guang pu, 24(11), 1388-1390 (2005-03-15)
Conformational and activity changes of acid phosphatase from wheat germ in ethanol solutions of different concentrations were measured by fluorescence spectra and differential UV-absorption spectra. The effect of ethanol on kinetics of acid phosphatase was determined by using the double
Daniela D G Castro Freitas
Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion, 55(3), 299-304 (2006-02-04)
Studies analyzing cereal bars have reported on consumer characteristics and preferences in sensory analyses and on their market growth, however little has been published on their physicochemical data and texture properties. Thus the objective of this research was to provide
L W Chan et al.
Journal of microencapsulation, 17(6), 757-766 (2000-11-04)
The feasibility of encapsulating wheatgerm oil and evening primrose oil using sodium alginate by the emulsification method was explored in this study. It is based on the chemical reaction between the water-soluble sodium alginate and polyvalent cation, calcium, to form
Andrea Brandolini et al.
International journal of food sciences and nutrition, 63 Suppl 1, 71-74 (2011-11-15)
The wheat germ (embryonic axis and scutellum) represents about 2.5-3.8% of total seed weight and is an important by-product of the flour milling industry. The germ contains about 10-15% lipids, 26-35% proteins, 17% sugars, 1.5-4.5% fibre and 4% minerals, as
C L Chang et al.
Journal of insect physiology, 58(5), 690-698 (2012-02-14)
Changes in essential dietary components alter global gene expression patterns in animals. We reported on a proteomics study designed to identify molecular markers of deficiencies in culture media developed for the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis. In that study, we
Mar Rojas-Molina et al.
Environmental and molecular mutagenesis, 45(1), 90-95 (2004-12-22)
Seven vegetable oils consumed by humans were tested for genotoxic activity in the Drosophila somatic mutation and recombination test. The oils included five seed oils (sesame, sunflower, wheat germ, flax, and soy oil) and both first-class extra-virgin and low-grade (refined)
Chiou Ling Chang et al.
Journal of economic entomology, 100(2), 322-326 (2007-04-28)
Wheat germ oil was added to a larval liquid diet for rearing Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) to optimize fruit fly quality. Effects of various concentrations of wheat germ oil at 0.04, 0.07, 0.15, 0.30, and 0.66% and their possible
I Janssen et al.
Peptides, 19(4), 627-634 (1998-06-11)
The trypsin modulating oostatic factor from the gray fleshfly Neobellieria bullata (Neb-TMOF) is released from the ovary at the end of vitellogenesis and inhibits trypsin biosynthesis in the midgut. This inhibition indirectly results in an arrest of oocyte growth. Additional
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