Saponins in garlic as modifiers of the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Abstract

Most chemical and biological studies about garlic have been conducted using organosulfur compounds. However, a variety of steroid saponins from garlic and related Allium species are being increasingly recognized for their importance in biological processes. This report demonstrates the isolation and structure determination of steroid saponins from garlic… (More)

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@article{Matsuura2001SaponinsIG, title={Saponins in garlic as modifiers of the risk of cardiovascular disease.}, author={Hiroko Matsuura}, journal={The Journal of nutrition}, year={2001}, volume={131 3s}, pages={1000S-5S} }