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- Funk, Janet L.; Frye, Jennifer B.; Oyarzo, Janice N.; Chen, Jianling; Zhang, Huaping; Timmermann, Barbara N.
- PharmaNutrition 2016 v.4 no.3 pp. 123-131
- Zingiber officinale; anti-inflammatory activity; cell walls; essential oils; estradiol; females; ginger; granuloma; inflammation; liver; models; phenolic compounds; plant estrogens; rats; rheumatoid arthritis; secondary metabolites; uterus
- ... Ginger and its extracts have been used traditionally as anti-inflammatory remedies, with a particular focus on the medicinal properties of its phenolic secondary metabolites, the gingerols. Consistent with these uses, potent anti-arthritic effects of gingerol-containing extracts were previously demonstrated by our laboratory using an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis, streptococcal cell w ...
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- Djurica, Dragana; Ren, Jingyan; Holt, Roberta R.; Feng, Xianchao; Carlson, Charles R.; Shindel, Alan W.; Keen, Carl L.; Hackman, Robert M.
- PharmaNutrition 2016 v.4 no.3 pp. 132-138
- bioavailability; cross-over studies; hyperemia; nitrates; nitrites; postmenopause; resveratrol; women
- ... Resveratrol supplementation has been reported to improve markers of vascular function, but poor bioavailability of the parent compound is thought to limits its use. In this study, we compared the effects of a resveratrol-arginine conjugate (ResArg) to trans-resveratrol (trans-Res), the standard form used in supplements, on measures of microvascular function 1h and 2h after intake. Postmenopausal w ...