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Preliminary assessment of nutritional value of traditional leafy vegetables in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Abstract In this report, we present preliminary nutritional data for traditional leafy vegetables collected in Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa, including their content of mineral elements (Ca, P, Na,Expand
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Natural products for cancer prevention: a global perspective.
The control of cancer, the second leading cause of death worldwide, may benefit from the potential that resides in alternative therapies. The primary carcinogens stem from a variety of agricultural,Expand
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Review on Natural Coumarin Lead Compounds for Their Pharmacological Activity
Coumarin (2H-1-benzopyran-2-one) is a plant-derived natural product known for its pharmacological properties such as anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral,Expand
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In vitro 5-Lipoxygenase inhibition of polyphenolic antioxidants from undomesticated plants of South Africa
Aqueous and methanolic extracts of 18 leafy vegetables from South Africa were investigated for their free radical scavenging activity, total phenolic content and anti-inflammatory properties.Expand
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Mycotoxins in South African traditionally brewed beers
Traditionally brewed alcoholic beverages are regularly consumed by most ethnic black South Africans. Maize and barley, both of which are used for producing locally brewed alcoholic beer, areExpand
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Reduction of patulin during apple juice clarification.
Patulin is a mycotoxin produced by a number of molds involved in fruit spoilage. This compound is carcinogenic and teratogenic. Various methods are currently used to reduce the levels of patulin inExpand
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Naturally occurring phenols: a detoxification strategy for fumonisin B1
Phenolic compounds from plants offer a means for both the prevention and detoxification of mycotoxins that affect human health. This research investigates the control of fungal growth and toxinExpand
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In vitro propagation of Alternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed), a famine food plant
A complete protocol for micropropagation of Alternanthera sessilis using leaf explants was developed. Leaf explants from A. sessilis established on Murashige and Skoog medium were treated withExpand
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Co-occurring mycotoxins in animal feeds
Mycotoxin contamination of feeds results in economic loss and transmission of toxins in the food chain. Animal feeds, the raw ingredients used in their manufacture, namely, maize, wheat, sunflowerExpand
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Aflatoxin B1-induced toxicity in HepG2 cells inhibited by carotenoids: morphology, apoptosis and DNA damage
Abstract Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is a fungal toxin that has been associated with primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in humans. This study was undertaken to determine the cellular and molecularExpand
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