Sandra Combrinck

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Myricetin is a common plant-derived flavonoid and is well recognised for its nutraceuticals value. It is one of the key ingredients of various foods and beverages. The compound exhibits a wide range of activities that include strong anti-oxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic and anti-inflammatory activities. It displays several activities that are related to(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Lippia scaberrima, an aromatic indigenous South African plant, with medicinal application, potentially has economic value. The production of essential oil from this plant has not been optimized, and this study of the chemico-morphological characteristics was aimed at determining the location of oil production within the plant.(More)
Mango blossom malformation, caused by infection of mango panicles and young shoots by Fusarium species, leads to significant reductions in fruit yield. Previously, chemometric models were established that allowed biomarkers associated with resistance in tolerant cultivars to be identified. High concentrations of these biomarkers, mangiferin, maclurin and(More)
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