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The beneficial health effects of extracts from many types of plants that are used as seasoning agents in foods and beverages have been claimed for centuries. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of selected herb and spice essential oils for control of growth and survival of microorganisms. Inhibition of growth was tested by the paper(More)
Smoking causes endothelial cell (EC) injury; however, neither the components of cigarette smoke nor the mechanisms responsible for this injury are understood. The nitrosated derivative of nicotine, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK), has been implicated in the carcinogenic effects of tobacco; however, the effects of NNK on the(More)
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