Astringents

Known as: Astringent, astringent drug 
With a binding, contracting action on mucous membranes, skin, and other tissues, Astringent substances reduce irritation and inflammation; create a… (More)
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2013
2013
Tannins are astringent, bitter plant polyphenols that either bind and precipitate or shrink proteins. The astringency from the… (More)
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2010
2010
The extent of the change in salivary protein characteristics after repeated stimulations was shown to be correlated to… (More)
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2009
2009
Astringency sensation is due to interactions between salivary proteins and phenols and is based on an increased-friction… (More)
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2008
2008
Application of sequential solvent extraction, followed by HPLC combined with the taste dilution analysis, enabled the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • Pitchaon Maisuthisakula, Maitree Suttajitb, Rungnaphar Pongsawatmanita
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Ethanolic extracts from various parts of 26 Thai indigenous plants were examined for phenolic constituents and free radical… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
The bitter taste of drugs, food components, and any other substances which get in the mouth as dissolved in an aqueous solution… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Polyphenols are an important functional minor component of virgin olive oils that are responsible for the key sensory… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Polyphenols (tannins) in the diet not only precipitate oral proteins, producing an astringent sensation, but also interact with… (More)
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1996
1996
In order to advance knowledge of the neural control of feeding, we investigated the cortical representation of the taste of… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The term ‘tannin’ is difficult to define precisely, but the essential property of tannins is that they are naturally-occurring… (More)
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