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- Masuda, T.; Mizuguchi, S.; Tanaka, T.; Iritani, K.; Takeda, Y.
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2000 v.48 no.5 pp. 1479-1484
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; rhizomes; glucosides; esters; chemical structure; oxidation; antioxidants; Show all 7 Subjects
- ... An assay-guided isolation gave three antioxidants including two newly identified compounds from the rhizomes of Alpinia speciosa, which is used as an important plant in the food culture of the Okinawa area of Japan. Spectroscopic analysis of the two new compounds revealed them to be new glucoside esters of ferulic acid. The antioxidant activity of the esters was measured using two different method ...
- Lin, L.Y.; Peng, C.C.; Liang, Y.J.; Yeh, W.T.; Wang, H.E.; Yu, T.H.; Peng, R.Y.
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2008 v.56 no.12 pp. 4435-4443
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; hamsters; sesquiterpenoids; polyphenols; essential oils; medicinal plants; lipemic effect; esters; rutin; aldehydes; hepatoprotective effect; blood lipids; seeds; antioxidant activity; quercetin; high density lipoprotein; monoterpenoids; animal models; solvents; chemical constituents of plants; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... In folkloric plant medicines, Alpinia zerumbet (AZ) has been popularly recognized as an exellent hepatoprotector. To search for a good high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) elevating herbal preparation, we examined AZ for its antioxidant and hypolipidaemic bioactivities, especially its HDL-C elevating activity. AZ seeds contain 0.51% essential oils (SO), which are comprised of monoterpenoid ...