Antihypertensive properties of flavonoid-rich apple peel extract.

@article{Balasuriya2011AntihypertensivePO,
  title={Antihypertensive properties of flavonoid-rich apple peel extract.},
  author={Nileeka Balasuriya and H P Vasantha Rupasinghe},
  journal={Food chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={
          2320-5
        }
}
Hypertension is a major public health problem rising across the globe. Inhibition of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) is identified as a main therapeutic target in controlling high blood pressure. The present study investigated the ACE inhibitory property of a flavonoid-rich apple peel extract (FAE), its constituents, selected flavonoids and some quercetin metabolites using a biochemical assay of ACE inhibition and a human umbilical vein endothelial cell (HUVEC) model. FAE, all the tested… CONTINUE READING

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