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A common FADS2 promoter polymorphism increases promoter activity and facilitates binding of transcription factor ELK1
Fatty acid desaturases (FADS) play an important role in the formation of omega-6 and omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFAs). The composition of HUFAs in the human metabolome is important forExpand
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Antidiabetic activity of medium-polar extract from the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana Bert. (Bertoni) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats
Objective: To investigate the medicative effects of medium-polar (benzene:acetone, 1:1, v/v) extract of leaves from Stevia rebaudiana (family Asteraceae) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. MaterialsExpand
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Natural Products: Source of Potential Drugs
2 Abstract: Natural products isolated from various sources especially derived from plants, have long been used in treatment of human ailments. For long time, the approach to new drugs through naturalExpand
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Chemical composition, total phenolic and flavonoid contents, and in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of crude extracts from red chilli seeds (Capsicum frutescens L.)
Abstract The objectives of present study were to assess the antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of Capsicum frutescens L. seeds and to characterize the chemical constituents of the crudeExpand
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Extraction of Artemisinin, an Active Antimalarial Phytopharmaceutical from Dried Leaves of Artemisia annua L., Using Microwaves and a Validated HPTLC-Visible Method for Its Quantitative Determination
A simple, rapid, precise, and accurate high-performance thin-layer chromatographic method coupled with visible densitometric detection of artemisinin is developed and validated. Samples of the driedExpand
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Structure elucidation by NMR spectroscopy of a new acetylated saponin from Centratherum anthelminticum.
A new glycosylated triterpene has been isolated from the seeds of Centratherum anthelminticum, a medicinally important plant. The structural analysis of its acetylated derivative was performed by 1H,Expand
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Novel steroids from the seeds of Centratherum anthelminticum
Two novel and two known steroids were isolated respectively from benzene: acetone and ethanolic extracts of the seeds of C. anthelminticum and, identified as (24α/R)-Stigmasta-7-en-3-one (1),Expand
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Two new lipid constituents of Nigella sativa (Seeds)
The hexane extract of Nigella saliva seeds yields two new aliphatic compounds. The compounds have been characterized as 16-triecosen-7-ol 1 and 6-nonadecanone 2 using IR, 1 H NMR, 1 3 C NMR, EIMS andExpand
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Isolation and structure determination of acetylated triterpenoid saponins from the seeds of Centratherum anthelminticum
Phytochemical investigation of Centratherum anthelminticum seeds resulted in the isolation of two novel glycosides. The pentacyclic triterpenoid saponins were shown to contain hederagenin and sugarExpand
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A common FADS 2 promoter polymorphism increases promoter activity and facilitates binding of transcription factor ELK 1
This article is available online at http://www.jlr.org Fatty acids are among other metabolites essential components of the human metabolome. In cells, phospholipids containing highly unsaturatedExpand
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