Separation procedures for naturally occurring antioxidant phytochemicals.

  title={Separation procedures for naturally occurring antioxidant phytochemicals.},
  author={Rong Tsao and Ze-Yuan Deng},
  journal={Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences},
  volume={812 1-2},
Phytochemicals in fruits, vegetables, spices and traditional herbal medicinal plants have been found to play protective roles against many human chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). These diseases are associated with oxidative stresses caused by excess free radicals and other reactive oxygen species. Antioxidant phytochemicals exert their effect by neutralizing these highly reactive radicals. Among the tens of thousands of phytochemicals found in our diets or… CONTINUE READING


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