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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

Month: May
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Wood Science and Technology
Volume: 43
Issue: 3-4
Pages: 195-212

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

Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),


Identifies 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.

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I. 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.

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ISSN: 0043-7719
DOI: 10.1007/s00226-008-0234-1

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