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Nutritional toxicology of tannins and related polyphenols in forage legumes.
  • J. Reed
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of animal science
  • 1 May 1995
Proanthocyanidins (PA) (condensed tannins) and hydrolyzable tannins (HT) are the two major classes of tannins. Proanthocyanidins are flavonoid polymers. Hydrolyzable tannins are polymers of gallic orExpand
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A-type cranberry proanthocyanidins and uropathogenic bacterial anti-adhesion activity.
Clinical, epidemiological and mechanistic studies support the role of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) in maintaining urinary tract health. Cranberry proanthocyanidins contain A-type linkagesExpand
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Multi-laboratory validation of a standard method for quantifying proanthocyanidins in cranberry powders.
  • R. Prior, E. Fan, +4 authors J. Reed
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the science of food and agriculture
  • 1 July 2010
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to validate an improved 4-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde (DMAC) colorimetric method using a commercially available standard (procyanidin A2), for the standardExpand
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Fodder tree and straw diets for sheep: intake, growth, digestibility and the effects of phenolics on nitrogen utilisation
Intake, growth, digestibility and nitrogen (N) utilisation by sheep were investigated for seven experimental diets which consisted of teff straw (Eragrostis abyssinica) fed ad libitum with phyllodesExpand
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Bioavailability, bioactivity and impact on health of dietary flavonoids and related compounds: an update
There is substantial interest in the role of plant secondary metabolites as protective dietary agents. In particular, the involvement of flavonoids and related compounds has become a major topic inExpand
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Relationships among soluble phenolics, insoluble proanthocyanidins and fiber in East African browse species.
Tannins and other phenolics interfere with the interpretation of results from the detergent system of forage analysis. Leaves and apices from browse can contain up to 50% of their organic matter asExpand
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Phenolics and in-vitro degradability of protein and fibre in West African Browse
Relationships among soluble phenolics, soluble and insoluble proanthocyanidins (PAC), lignin, N, neutral-detergent fibre (NDF), and in-vitro degradability of protein and NDF were determined in 72Expand
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Nitrogen metabolism of sheep and goats consuming Acacia brevispica and Sesbania sesban.
We described the effects of two East African browses, Acacia brevispica and Sesbania sesban, on nitrogen metabolism of sheep and goats. The A. brevispica had a substantial amount of proanthocyanidinsExpand
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MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry of oligomeric food polyphenols.
The structural heterogeneity of polyphenols from cranberries, grape seed extracts, sorghum and pomegranate was characterized by MALDI-TOF MS. Polyphenolics were isolated by liquid chromatography andExpand
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