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Walnut polyphenols prevent liver damage induced by carbon tetrachloride and d-galactosamine: hepatoprotective hydrolyzable tannins in the kernel pellicles of walnut.
The polyphenol-rich fraction (WP, 45% polyphenol) prepared from the kernel pellicles of walnuts was assessed for its hepatoprotective effect in mice. A single oral administration of WP (200 mg/kg)Expand
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Effect of cinnamoyl and flavonol glucosides derived from cherry blossom flowers on the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and AGE-induced fibroblast apoptosis.
Cherry blossom flowers are familiar to the Japanese, and some species of the flowers soaked in salty vinegar are used as processed foods. The constituents of aqueous ethanol extract from cherryExpand
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Algicidal Activity of Glycerolipids from Brown Alga Ishige sinicola toward Red Tide Microalgae
Bioassay-guided fractionation of a methanol extract of the brown alga, Ishige sinicola, led to the isolation of five algicidal compounds. Their structures were determined to be α-monoglycerides ofExpand
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Anti type I allergic property of Japanese butterbur extract and its mast cell degranulation inhibitory ingredients.
Pollenosis is a disease that affects 1 in 10 of the Japanese population. During the season of cedar pollen dispersal, many patients suffer from symptoms such as sniffling, sternutation, and itchingExpand
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Effect of polyphenol-rich extract from walnut on diet-induced hypertriglyceridemia in mice via enhancement of fatty acid oxidation in the liver.
The kernel pellicles of walnut are rich in ellagitannins with antioxidative activity. A polyphenol-rich extract from walnuts (WP, 45% polyphenol) was prepared and evaluated for its hypolipidemicExpand
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Anti-Obesity and Hypotriglyceridemic Properties of Coffee Bean Extract in SD Rats
Coffee bean extract (CBE) was prepared from raw green coffee beans and contained 10.0% caffeine and 27.0% chlorogenic acid. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were fed a diet containing 1% CBE for 4 weeks.Expand
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The protective effect and action mechanism of Vaccinium myrtillus L. on gastric ulcer in mice.
Vaccinium myrtillus L. anthocyanoside (VMA) is used as a folk medicine to treat diseases related to gastric ulcers in northern Europe. However, the effects of VMA and its detailed mechanism onExpand
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The hypocholesterolemic effects of Cistanche tubulosa extract, a Chinese traditional crude medicine, in mice.
The roots of Cistanche (C.) tubulosa (Orobanchaceae), a parasitic plant that grows in the Taklamakan desert, are traditionally used as medicines and foods in China. We prepared aqueous ethanolExpand
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Cell Kinetics of Regenerating Liver After 70% Hepatectomy in Rats - 2-Color Flow Cytometric Analysis
Two-color flow cytometric (FCM) analysis using anti-bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) monoclonal antibody (MoAb) was used to investigate the cell kinetics of regenerating liver after 70% partial hepatectomyExpand
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Transition-Metal Aqua Complexes of 4,6-Dibenzofurandiyl-2,2‘-bis(4-phenyloxazoline). Effective Catalysis in Diels−Alder Reactions Showing Excellent Enantioselectivity, Extreme Chiral Amplification,
Cationic aqua complexes are prepared from a trans-chelating tridentate ligand, (R,R)-4,6-dibenzofurandiyl-2,2‘-bis(4-phenyloxazoline) (DBFOX/Ph), and various transition-metal(II) perchlorates. TheseExpand
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