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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

Month: Oct
Year: 2006

Publication Type: Article
Journal: European Food Research and Technology
Volume: 223
Issue: 6
Pages: 759-767

Article Topic(s): Human Use,Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),

Abstract

Identifies 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 Citation

I. 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.

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ISSN: 1438-2377
DOI: 10.1007/s00217-006-0265-5

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