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Novel antioxidative metabolites in rat liver with ingested sesamin.
TLDR
It is suggested that sesamin is a prodrug and the metabolites containing the catechol moieties in their structures are responsible for the protective effects of sesamina against oxidative damage in the liver.
Inhibitory effects of oolong tea polyphenols on pancreatic lipase in vitro.
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Data suggested that the presence of galloyl moieties within their chemical structures and/or the polymerization of flavan-3-ols were required for enhancement of pancreatic lipase inhibition.
Coumestans as the main active principles of the liver drugs Eclipta alba and Wedelia calendulacea.
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A HPLC-method is described for qualitative and quantitative analysis of the coumestans, in the extracts of ECLIPTA ALBA and also WEDELIA CALENDULACEA Less.
Antihypertensive Effect of Angiotensin I-Converting Enzyme Inhibitory Peptides from a Sesame Protein Hydrolysate in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats
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It is demonstrated that sesame peptide powder would be a beneficial ingredient for preventing and providing therapy against hypertension and its related diseases.
Antiallergic Effects of Lactobacillus pentosus Strain S-PT84 Mediated by Modulation of Th1/Th2 Immunobalance and Induction of IL-10 Production
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The L. pentosus strain S-PT84, which is of plant origin and isolated from a traditional Japanese food, is expected to be useful for treatment of many immune diseases including allergies, tumors, infectious diseases and auto-immune diseases.
Aging of whiskey increases 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity.
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Both the DPPH radical scavenging activity and the potentiation of the GABAA receptor response increased during whiskey aging in oak barrels, but were due to different components.
Possible Role of L-Carnosine in the Regulation of Blood Glucose through Controlling Autonomic Nerves
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It is suggested that L-carnosine released from muscles due to exercise functions to reduce the blood glucose level through the regulation of the autonomic nerves via H3 receptor.
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