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Exploration of avocado by-products as natural sources of bioactive compounds
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Agro-industrial by-products of avocado varieties Hass and Fuerte exhibited high radical scavenging activity against synthetic free radicals (DPPH and ABTS) and reactive oxygen species and high ability to reduce Fe3+ to Fe2+.
Chemical Characterization and Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of South Brazilian Organic Propolis
TLDR
South Brazilian organic propolis can be considered an excellent source of bioactive compounds with great potential of application in the pharmaceutical and food industry.
Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Unexplored Brazilian Native Fruits
TLDR
It is suggested that the anti-inflammatory activity of these native fruits is related to the modulation of neutrophil migration, through the inhibition of cytokines, chemokines, and adhesion molecules, as well as to the antioxidant action of their ethanolic extracts in scavenging the free-radicals released by neutrophils.
Is Chickpea a Potential Substitute for Soybean? Phenolic Bioactives and Potential Health Benefits
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The potential of chickpea as a substitute for soybean in terms of health beneficial outcomes is summarized to guide the industry in manufacturing functional foods and/or ingredients by using an undervalued feedstock.
Antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities of stingless bee Melipona scutellaris geopropolis
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The empirical use of this unique type of geopropolis by folk medicine practitioners was confirmed, since it showed antimicrobial and antiproliferative potential against the cancer cell lines studied.
Bioactive Fraction of Geopropolis from Melipona scutellaris Decreases Neutrophils Migration in the Inflammatory Process: Involvement of Nitric Oxide Pathway
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Data indicate that the aqueous fraction of ethanolic extract of geopropolis from Melipona scutellaris has promising bioactive substances with anti-inflammatory activity.
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