Audrey Martinet

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Different commercially available plant preparations have been claimed to have anti-obesity action. We investigated the acute effects of oral administration of 12 of these preparations in non-obese women and men. No significant increase in energy expenditure (EE) has been noted after treatment with any of these preparations. No change in respiratory quotient(More)
Aclidinium bromide [LAS34273, 3R-(2-hydroxy-2,2-dithiophen-2-yl-acetoxy)-1-(3-phenoxy-propyl)1-azonia bicycle-[2.2.2]-octane bromide], a novel, long-acting, inhaled muscarinic antagonist for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, has shown rapid hydrolysis in human and animal plasma. This process occurred both nonenzymatically (k(h), 0.0075(More)
Two minor saponins obtained from the methanolic extract of the leaves of Ilex paraguariensis have been characterised by 13C-NMR, 1H-NMR, API-MS and chemical hydrolysis as oleanolic acid-3-O-(beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-->3)-alpha-L-arabinopyranosyl)-(28-->1)- beta-D-glucopyranosyl ester (guaiacin B) and oleanolic(More)
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