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Antioxidant secoiridoids from fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus L.)
Author(s): I. Gulcin, R. Elias, A. Gepdiremen, K. Taoubi and E. Koksal
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Wood Science and Technology
Article Topic(s): Human Use,Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),
AbstractIdentifies several antioxidants in secoiridoids 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, K. Taoubi and E. Koksal. "Antioxidant secoiridoids from fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus L.)." Wood Science and Technology 43.3-4 (2009): 195-212.