Proanthocyanidin-rich date seed extract protects against chemically induced hepatorenal toxicity.


A hydroacetone extract was prepared from seeds of Phoenix dactylifera L. var. Khalas, which is an industrial by-product of date processing. The proanthocyanidin nature of the extract (coded as DTX) was characterized by phytochemical and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) analyses. The total phenol/proanthocyanidin content and antioxidant activity of DTX were… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2014.3157

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