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Isolation and characterization of new lactam compounds that inhibit lung and colon cancer cells from adlay (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf) bran.
Five active compounds that inhibit cancer cells were isolated from adlay bran (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf), and their structures and activities in vitro were characterized. The ethylExpand
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Stabilizing effect of extractives on the photo-oxidation of Acacia confusa wood
This study shows the photo-stabilizing effect of extractives on wood. XPS and FTIR techniques were used to analyze the variations in chemical characteristics on the surfaces of non-extracted andExpand
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Two Novel Triterpenes from the Leaves of Ficus microcarpa
Two novel triterpenes, 29(2019)abeolupane-3,20-dione (4) and 19,20-secoursane-3,19,20-trione (5), besides (3β)-3-hydroxy-29(2019)abeolupan-20-one (2), lupenone, and α-amyrone (6), were isolated fromExpand
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Antioxidant activity, delayed aging, and reduced amyloid-β toxicity of methanol extracts of tea seed pomace from Camellia tenuifolia.
There is a growing interest in the exploitation of the residues generated by plants. This study explored the potential beneficial health effects from the main biowaste, tea seed pomace, produced whenExpand
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Antioxidant potency of phenolic phytochemicals from the root extract of Acacia confusa
Abstract In the present study, the antioxidant potencies of ethanolic extract and its derived phytochemicals from the root of Acacia confusa , the indigenous Taiwanese species, were investigated andExpand
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Ficuschlorins A – D, Lactone Chlorins from the Leaves of Ficus microcarpa
Four new lactone chlorins, ficuschlorins A – D (1–4, resp.), and six known pheophytins were isolated from the leaves of Ficus microcarpa. The structures of these compounds were determined by 1D‐ andExpand
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Structural characterization and bioactivity of proanthocyanidins from indigenous cinnamon (Cinnamomum osmophloeum).
BACKGROUND Barks and twigs of common species of cinnamon with abundant proanthocyanidins are used as a spice, fold medicine or supplement. Cinnamomum osmophloeum is an endemic species in Taiwan andExpand
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Antioxidant activity and delayed aging effects of hot water extract from Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana leaves.
The antioxidant activity and delayed aging effects of hot water extracts from leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana were investigated. Free radical, superoxide radical scavenging, and totalExpand
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Kaempferol glycosides from the twigs of Cinnamomum osmophloeum and their nitric oxide production inhibitory activities.
In the present study, ethanolic extract of twigs from Cinnamomum osmophloeum led to isolate nine kaempferol glycosides including two new kaempferol triglycosides that were characterized as kaempferolExpand
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Characteristics of proanthocyanidins in leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana as strong α-glucosidase inhibitors.
BACKGROUND In recent decades, there has been a growing demand for natural products with a view to using them as α-glucosidase inhibitors for reducing postprandial hyperglycemia. In this study, theExpand
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