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An Experimental and Comparative Study of Dietary Modulation of Intestinal Enzymes in European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)
European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) are omnivorous passerine birds that include significant amounts of starchy grains (e.g., oats and barley) in their diet when insects and fruit are not available.Expand
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Antioxidant activity of anti-inflammatory plant extracts.
The antioxidant properties of twenty medical herbs used in the traditional Mediterranean and Chinese medicine were studied. Extracts from Forsythia suspensa, Helichrysum italicum, ScrophulariaExpand
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Structural considerations on the iridoids as anti-inflammatory agents.
Twelve iridoid glycosides have been evaluated for their anti-inflammatory activity on two models: the carrageenan-induced mouse paw edema and the TPA-induced mouse ear edema. Loganic acid was theExpand
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Chemopreventive effect of oleuropein in colitis-associated colorectal cancer in c57bl/6 mice.
SCOPE The main phenolic secoiridoid oleuropein and active constituent from olive tree (Olea europaea, Oleaceae), has demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties in intestinal inflammation andExpand
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Antioxidant properties of polyphenol-rich cocoa products industrially processed
Abstract Fermentation and roasting are the main causes of polyphenol degradation during the process for obtaining cocoa products. In the present study, a process for obtaining polyphenol-rich cocoaExpand
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Shikonin reduces oedema induced by phorbol ester by interfering with IκBα degradation thus inhibiting translocation of NF‐κB to the nucleus
Background and purpose:  In the present paper we studied the effect of shikonin on ear oedema induced by 12‐O‐tetradecanoylphorbol‐13‐acetate (TPA), and determined the mechanisms through whichExpand
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Interaction of dicaffeoylquinic derivatives with peroxynitrite and other reactive nitrogen species.
Plant phenolic antioxidants, among them catechins and hydroxycinnamoyl conjugates, constitute a well defined class of inhibitors of reactive nitrogen species (RNS). To gain deeper insight in thisExpand
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Pharmacological properties of shikonin - a review of literature since 2002.
The naphthoquinone shikonin is the main active principle of Zicao, a traditional Chinese herbal medicine made from the dried root of Lithospermum erythrorhizon. Studies carried out over the past 30Expand
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Inhibition of ulcerative colitis in mice after oral administration of a polyphenol-enriched cocoa extract is mediated by the inhibition of STAT1 and STAT3 phosphorylation in colon cells.
We studied a polyphenol-enriched cocoa extract (PCE) with epicatechin, procyanidin B2, catechin, and procyanidin B1 as the major phenolics for its anti-inflammatory properties against dextran sulfateExpand
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Anti-inflammatory agents from plants: progress and potential.
The identification of substances that can promote the resolution of inflammation in a way that is homeostatic, modulatory, efficient, and well-tolerated by the body is of fundamental importance.Expand
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