Antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds of 112 traditional Chinese medicinal plants associated with anticancer

@article{Cai2004AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds of 112 traditional Chinese medicinal plants associated with anticancer},
  author={Yizhong Cai and Q Luo and Mei Sun and Harold Corke},
  journal={Life Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={74},
  pages={2157 - 2184}
}
Abstract Cancer prevention and treatment using traditional Chinese medicines have attracted increasing interest. This study characterizes antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds of traditional Chinese medicinal plants associated with anticancer, comprising 112 species from 50 plant families. The improved ABTS•+ method was used to systematically assess the total antioxidant capacity (Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity, TEAC) of the medicinal extracts. The TEAC values and total… Expand
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