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Valuable compounds in macroalgae extracts.
Bioactive compounds present in ethanolic extracts from 18 macroalgae of the Portuguese coast were analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), leading to the characterization of 14Expand
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Nature as a source of metabolites with cholinesterase‐inhibitory activity: an approach to Alzheimer's disease treatment
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia, being responsible for high healthcare costs and familial hardships. Despite the efforts of researchers, no treatment able to delay orExpand
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Can Phlorotannins Purified Extracts Constitute a Novel Pharmacological Alternative for Microbial Infections with Associated Inflammatory Conditions?
Bacterial and fungal infections and the emerging multidrug resistance are driving interest in fighting these microorganisms with natural products, which have generally been considered complementaryExpand
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Phenolic profile in the quality control of walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaves
Qualitative and quantitative determinations of phenolic compounds were carried out on walnut leaves samples from six different cultivars, with the same agricultural, geographical and climaticExpand
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Is Nitric Oxide Decrease Observed with Naphthoquinones in LPS Stimulated RAW 264.7 Macrophages a Beneficial Property?
The search of new anti-inflammatory drugs has been a current preoccupation, due to the need of effective drugs, with less adverse reactions than those used nowadays. Several naphthoquinonesExpand
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Inflorescences of Brassicacea species as source of bioactive compounds: A comparative study.
Two Brassica oleracea varieties (B. oleracea L. var. costata DC and B. oleracea L. var. acephala) and Brassica rapa L. var. rapa inflorescences were studied for their chemical composition andExpand
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Alternative and Efficient Extraction Methods for Marine-Derived Compounds
Marine ecosystems cover more than 70% of the globe’s surface. These habitats are occupied by a great diversity of marine organisms that produce highly structural diverse metabolites as a defenseExpand
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Distinct fatty acid profile of ten brown macroalgae
It is widely accepted that the consumption of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids has beneficial effects on human health. In this work, ten brown macroalgae species collected along the Portuguese westExpand
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Bioactive Compounds from Macroalgae in the New Millennium: Implications for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Marine environment has proven to be a rich source of structurally diverse and complex compounds exhibiting numerous interesting biological effects. Macroalgae are currently being explored as novelExpand
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Approach to the study of C-glycosyl flavones acylated with aliphatic and aromatic acids from Spergularia rubra by high-performance liquid chromatography-photodiode array detection/electrospray
The use of mass spectrometry (MS) coupled to liquid chromatography (LC) as working tool for the study of the C-glycosyl flavones acylated with aliphatic and aromatic acids has allowed the tentativeExpand
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