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- Fan, Hang, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- European food research & technology 2017 v.243 no.6 pp. 1009-1017
- Cichorium intybus; alpha-glucosidase; chemical structure; chicory; glycemic effect; inhibitory concentration 50; roots; sesquiterpenoids; traditional medicine; yeasts; China; Europe; North America
- ... Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.var. sativum L., Asteraceae) is a multipurpose plant cultivated as vegetable and coffee substitute in Europe and North America, also as folk medicine in China. The extracts from chicory roots showed significant effect on inhibition against α-glucosidase. By a bioassay-guided approach, the chemical fraction with high α-glucosidase inhibition was found and its chemical p ...