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Globe artichoke: A functional food and source of nutraceutical ingredients
Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus L. subsp. scolymus (L.) Hayek, (formerly Cynara scolymus L.) represents an important component of the Mediterranean diet, and is a rich source of bioactiveExpand
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Activity of extracts from wild edible herbs against postharvest fungal diseases of fruit and vegetables
The use of plant extracts could be a useful alternative to synthetic fungicides in the management of rot fungi during postharvest handling of fruit and vegetables. The aim of this study was to assessExpand
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Low temperature metabolism of apple phenolics and quiescence of Phlyctaena vagabunda.
The content of chlorogenic acid, (+)-catechin, (-)-epicatechin, phloretin glycosides, and quercetin glycosides in fresh and stored Golden Delicious apples (Malus domestica Borkh) was determined. TheExpand
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Carbon Fluxes between Primary Metabolism and Phenolic Pathway in Plant Tissues under Stress
Higher plants synthesize an amazing diversity of phenolic secondary metabolites. Phenolics are defined secondary metabolites or natural products because, originally, they were considered notExpand
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Role of endogenous flavonoids in resistance mechanism of Vigna to aphids.
Cultivated and wild species of the genus Vigna were screened for their flavonoid content. Flavonoid HPLC analyses clearly showed that cultivated lines of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) are veryExpand
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Verbascoside, isoverbascoside, and their derivatives recovered from olive mill wastewater as possible food antioxidants.
Olive oil processing industries generate substantial quantities of phenolic-rich byproducts, which could be valuable natural sources of antioxidants. This work is focused on the recovery andExpand
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Polyphenols from artichoke heads (Cynara cardunculus (L.) subsp. scolymus Hayek): in vitro bio-accessibility, intestinal uptake and bioavailability.
Artichoke is a rich source of health promoting compounds such as polyphenols, important for their pharmaceutical and nutritional properties. In this study, the potential for bioavailability of theExpand
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Artichoke polyphenols induce apoptosis and decrease the invasive potential of the human breast cancer cell line MDA‐MB231
The human breast cancer cell line, estrogen receptor negative, MDA‐MB231, was used to evaluate the antitumor effect of polyphenolic extracts from the edible part of artichokes (AEs). Treatment ofExpand
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Plant Phenolics: A Biochemical and Physiological Perspective
The plant polyphenols are a very heterogeneous group, some universally and others widely distributed among plants, and often present in surprisingly high concentrations. During the evolutionaryExpand
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Browning phenomena in stored artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) heads: enzymic or chemical reactions?.
Abstract Data concerning phenolics and polyphenol oxidase in artichoke heads are presented. Biochemical changes at different physiological stages and after mechanical damage or chilling injuries,Expand
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