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Antioxidant potential of Aesculus hippocastanum extract and escin against reactive oxygen and nitrogen species.

  title={Antioxidant potential of Aesculus hippocastanum extract and escin against reactive oxygen and nitrogen species.},
  author={Janka Va{\vs}kov{\'a} and Andrea Fejer{\vc}{\'a}kov{\'a} and Gabriela Moj{\vz}i{\vs}ov{\'a} and Ladislav Va{\vs}ko and Peter Patlevi{\vc}},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  volume={19 5},
OBJECTIVE Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and venoconstrictor properties have been attributed to extracts from Aesculus hippocastanum. These unusual and diverse properties may be possibly basically linked with ability to scavenge free radicals. MATERIALS AND METHODS The scavenging capacity of dry horse chestnut extract of and escin have been investigated in vitro against superoxide anion radicals, hydroxyl radicals, nitrites and peroxynitrite. RESULTS In general, the activity of the whole… 

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