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Free radical scavenging activity and lipoxygenase inhibition of Mahonia aquifolium extract and isoquinoline alkaloids
Roots and stem-bark of Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon grape) (Berberidaceae) are effectively used in the treatment of skin inflammatory conditions.In the present study, the effect of Mahonia aquifoliumExpand
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Quercetin reduced inflammation and increased antioxidant defense in rat adjuvant arthritis.
Novel therapies for rheumatoid arthritis also include the use of naturally occurring compounds possessing antioxidant properties. In the present work, the effects of oral administration of quercetinExpand
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Lipoxygenase inhibition and antioxidant properties of bisbenzylisoqunoline alkaloids isolated from Mahonia aquifolium.
Products of lipoxygenase metabolism are known to play a role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Six bisbenzylisoquinoline (BBIQ) alkaloids, oxyacanthine, armoline, baluchistine, berbamine, obamegine,Expand
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Identification and biological activity of potential probiotic bacterium isolated from the stomach mucus of breast-fed lamb
The lactic acid bacterium E isolated from the stomach mucus of breast-fed lamb was identified by sequencing of 16S rDNA fragment and species-specific PCR as Lactobacillus reuteri. Its potentialExpand
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Enniatins produced by Fusarium dimerum, an endophytic fungal strain.
Cyclohexadepsipetides enniatin B, B1 and G were isolated from the cultivation broth of Fusarium dimerum Penzig, an endophyte of Magnolia x soulangeana. Their production was about 350 mg l(-1) afterExpand
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Mutagenesis of triad determinants of rat Alox15 alters the specificity of fatty acid and phospholipid oxygenation.
Among lipoxygenases ALOX15 orthologs are somewhat peculiar because of their capability of oxygenating polyenoic fatty acids even if they are incorporated in complex lipid-protein assemblies. ALOX15Expand
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Markers of inflammation and oxidative stress studied in adjuvant-induced arthritis in the rat on systemic and local level affected by pinosylvin and methotrexate and their combination
Abstract Oxidative stress (OS) is important in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its experimental model – adjuvant arthritis (AA). Antioxidants areExpand
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Antibacterial potential of lactobacilli isolated from a lamb.
The antimicrobial properties of three potential probiotic strains of lactobacilli isolated from a lamb (Lactobacillus murinus C, Lactobacillus mucosae D and Lactobacillus reuteri E) were studiedExpand
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Beta-galactosidase in immobilized cells of gherkin Cucumis sativus L.
Cell suspensions of gherkin (Cucumis sativus L.) were permeabilized by Tween-80, and immobilized by glutaraldehyde. Beta-galactosidase showed pH optimum at 4.9 and temperature optimum at 58 degreesExpand
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