• Publications
  • Influence
Hibiscus sabdariffa polyphenolic extract inhibits hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and glycation-oxidative stress while improving insulin resistance.
H. sabdariffa polyphenolic extract (HPE) was demonstrated to inhibit high glucose-stimulated cellular changes. In this study, we analyzed the composition of HPE and used a type 2 diabetic rat modelExpand
  • 106
  • 10
Production and properties of a raw‐starch‐degrading amylase from the thermophilic and alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. TS‐23
The optimum temperature and initial medium pH for amylase production by Bacillus sp. TS‐23 were 55 °C and 8.5 respectively. Maximum amylase activity was obtained in a medium containing peptone andExpand
  • 195
  • 7
Effects of mulberry (Morus alba L.) extracts on lipid homeostasis in vitro and in vivo.
The objective of this study was to investigate the lipid-lowering effects of mulberry water extracts (MWEs). To evaluate the hypolipidemic effect of MWEs, hamsters were fed with either highExpand
  • 72
  • 7
Composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oil from Curcuma zedoaria
Abstract Curcuma zedoaria (Berg.) Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) has long been used as a folk medicine. The essential oil of its dried rhizome was isolated using simultaneous steam-distillation andExpand
  • 170
  • 6
Induction of autophagy and apoptosis by the extract of Solanum nigrum Linn in HepG2 cells.
Solanum nigrum L. (SN) has been used in traditional folk medicine to treat different cancers. It is also used as a hepatoprotective and anti-inflammatory agent. In this study, we demonstrated thatExpand
  • 72
  • 6
Protective effects of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) peel and their bioactive compounds on oxidative stress.
Protective effects of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) peel and their bioactive compounds on oxidative stress were investigated. According to HPLC-DAD and HPLC-MS/MS analysis, hesperidin (HD),Expand
  • 51
  • 6
Mulberry water extracts possess an anti-obesity effect and ability to inhibit hepatic lipogenesis and promote lipolysis.
Obesity plays a critical role in dyslipidemia and related disorders. Mulberry water extracts (MWEs) contain polyphenols, including gallic acid, chlorogenic acid, rutin, and anthocyanins. In thisExpand
  • 137
  • 5
Supercritical Fluid Extracts of Rosemary Leaves Exhibit Potent Anti-Inflammation and Anti-Tumor Effects
Supercritical fluid SF-CO2 treatment of Rosemarinus officinalis L. fresh leaves under optimum conditions (80 °C at 5,000 psi) yielded 5.3% of extract supercritical fluid extraction (SFE)-80, in whichExpand
  • 105
  • 4
Enhanced antioxidant activity of Monascus pilosus fermented products by addition of ginger to the medium
The fermented products of Monascus sp. are known for their antihypercholesterolaemic effects, however, their antioxidant activities are different from those of many plant-derived foods. To evaluateExpand
  • 28
  • 4
Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Essential Oils from Curcuma rhizome
Genus Curcuma (Zingiberaceae) has long been used as a folk medicine. The essential oils of dried rhizomes of C. aromatica Salisb., C. longa L. and C. sichuanensis X. X. were isolated usingExpand
  • 34
  • 4
  • PDF