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A pilot study on the nutraceutical properties of the Citrus hybrid Tacle® as a dietary source of polyphenols for supplementation in metabolic disorders
Abstract Tacle® is a citrus variety obtained from the crossbreeding of Clementine and Tarocco tetraploids. This new fruit recently gained an increasing interest due to its commercial value andExpand
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In situ olive mill residual co-composting for soil organic fertility restoration and by-product sustainable reuse
The addition of organic matter in the form of compost improves overall physical, chemical and biological properties of soils but, to be really sustainable, the composting process should be carriedExpand
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Persistence and effects of rotenone on oil quality in two Italian olive cultivars.
The aims of this work are to assess the persistence of rotenone in oil and drupes of olive plants of cultivars Nocellara del Belice (NB) and Cassanese (CA), and to compare the quality of oils fromExpand
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Identification by Molecular Docking of Homoisoflavones from Leopoldia comosa as Ligands of Estrogen Receptors
The physiological responses to estrogen hormones are mediated within specific tissues by at least two distinct receptors, ERα and ERβ. Several natural and synthetic molecules show activity byExpand
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Leopoldia comosa prevents metabolic disorders in rats with high-fat diet-induced obesity
PurposeObesity is the main feature of a complex illness known as metabolic syndrome. Anti-obesogenic therapies are often associated with side effects and represent a high cost in conventionalExpand
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Genetic, Functional, and Metabolic Responses of Soil Microbiota in a Sustainable Olive Orchard
The aim of the present work was to evaluate the effects of two soil management systems so called sustainable treatment (ST) and conventional treatment (CT) on the composition and on genetic,Expand
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Assessment of microbial pools by an innovative microbiological technique during the co-composting of olive mill by-products
Different mixtures of olive pomace (OP), olive mill wastewater (OMWW) and olive pruning residues (OPR) were aerobically co-composted under natural conditions. Compost temperature showed a sharpExpand
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Characterization of biochemical factors affecting crop load in three olive cultivars
A. Sofo1,†, H. Benjeddou2,†, R. Fourati2,†, C. Ben Ahmed2, B. Ben Rouina2, F. Galgano1, M. Carmela Caruso1, T. Casacchia3 and A. Scopa1 1 School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and EnvironmentalExpand
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Seasonal and environmental variability of non-cultivated edible Cichorioideae (Asteraceae)
Abstract The need for a healthy diet and a renewed interest towards the rediscovery of old culinary traditions has determined a new attention to alimurgic plants. The aim of this work was to evaluateExpand
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Antioxidant, enzyme-inhibitory and antitumor activity of the wild dietary plant Muscari comosum (L.) Mill.
Conventional medicines used to treat obesity and cancer frequently exhibit high side effects, so that researchers are focusing on new therapies and drugs based on natural products. Total extractsExpand
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