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Carthamus tinctorius (plant)

Known as: Safflower, Centaurea carthamus, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS WHOLE 
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Oil from the seed (SAFFLOWER OIL) is an important food oil of commerce.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Characterizations of fatty acids composition in % of total methylester of fatty acids (FAMEs) of fourteen vegetable oils… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Three seeds of Turkish origin, flax, poppy and safflower were analyzed for their proximate, fatty acids, tocols (tocopherols and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease. We examined whether dietary… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The total free radical scavenger capacity (RSC) of 57 edible oils from different sources was studied: olive (24 brands of oils… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Dietary fish oil induces hepatic peroxisomal and microsomal fatty acid oxidation by peroxisome proliferator-activator receptor… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
levels in the organic system indicate that animal manures did not increase salinity. Overall, our findings indicate that organic… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
  • F. Francis
  • Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
  • 1989
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Interest in food colorants as shown by the number of patents has doubled in recent years with natural pigments outnumbering… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Both n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fats have been suggested to lower blood pressure, an effect ascribed to altered biosynthesis of… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
To elucidate the mechanisms underlying the plasma triacylglycerol-lowering effects of certain fish oils, livers from male rats… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The promoting effect of dietary corn oil (CO), safflower oil (SO), olive oil (OO), coconut oil (CC), and medium-chain… Expand