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Antioxidant activity of lignans from fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus L.)
Author(s): I. Gulcin, R. Elias, A. Gepdiremen and L. Boyer
Publication Type: Article
Journal: European Food Research and Technology
Article Topic(s): Human Use,Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),
AbstractIdentifies several antioxidants in lignans of Chionanthus virginicus. This species is used as a raw material in the pharmaceutical industry as a diuretic, tonic, cholagoque, and in the preparation of tinctures.
Suggested CitationI. Gulcin, R. Elias, A. Gepdiremen and L. Boyer. "Antioxidant activity of lignans from fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus L.)." European Food Research and Technology 223.6 (2006): 759-767.