Ilex paraguariensis extracts inhibit AGE formation more efficiently than green tea.

@article{Lunceford2005IlexPE,
  title={Ilex paraguariensis extracts inhibit AGE formation more efficiently than green tea.},
  author={Nicole Lunceford and Alejandro Gugliucci},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={419-27}
}
Glycation, the nonenzymatic adduct formation between sugar dicarbonyls and proteins, is one key molecular basis of diabetic complications due to hyperglycemia. Given the link between glycation and oxidation, we hypothesized that herbal extracts with a high concentration of antioxidant phenolics might possess significant in vitro antiglycation activities as… CONTINUE READING