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- Kennedy, D. O., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Nutrition research reviews 2013 v.26 no.1 pp. 49-70
- Paullinia cupana; brain; caffeine; cocoa (beverage); coffee (beverage); cognition; emotions; humans; mechanism of action; phytopharmaceuticals; tea
- ... Research into the cognitive and mood effects of caffeine in human subjects has highlighted some fairly robust and well-accepted effects. However, the majority of these studies have focused on caffeine in isolation; whilst caffeine is normally consumed in the form of plant-derived products and extracts that invariably contain other potentially bioactive phytochemicals. The aim of the present review ...
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- Amino acids 2007 v.33 no.3 pp. 469-476
- DNA; Western blotting; acetates; acetylcysteine; carcinoma; cell growth; cyclins; glutathione; growth retardation; interphase; mammals; neoplasm cells; protein phosphorylation; thiols
- ... 1'-Acetoxychavicol acetate (ACA) has been shown to inhibit tumor cell growth, but there is limited information on its effects on cell signaling and the cell cycle control pathway. In this study, we sought to determine how ACA alters cell cycle and its related control factors in its growth inhibitory effect in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells (EATC). ACA caused an accumulation of cells in the G1 phase a ...
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- child nutrition; eating habits; food availability; food consumption; food security; grains; households; iron; nutrient databanks; nutritional adequacy; preschool children; protein intake; vegetables; vitamin A; Ghana
- ... Twenty households in a rural northern Ghana community were studied to ascertain evidence of seasonality and the relationship between household food-security status and the food and nutrient intakes of preschool children. All food consumed by household members was weighed for three consecutive days, and nutrient intakes were calculated from appropriate food composition tables. Diet quality was asse ...