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Flavonoid Glycosides Isolated from Unique Legume Plant Extracts as Novel Inhibitors of Xanthine Oxidase
Legumes and the polyphenolic compounds present in them have gained a lot of interest due to their beneficial health implications. Dietary polyphenolic compounds, especially flavonoids, exert antioxidant properties and are ...
Assessment of antioxidant activity of extracts from unique Greek varieties of Leguminosae plants using in vitro assays
Background: It is believed that legumes are a very good source of micronutrients and phytochemicals that present chemopreventive activity against diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease and colon cancer. Methanolic ...
Antioxidant and chemopreventive properties of polyphenolic compounds derived from Greek legume plant extracts
Recently, phytochemical compounds present in legumes have gained a lot of interest because they are considered to be possible chemopreventive agents. In the present study, 14 polyphenolic compounds were extracted and ...
Effects of Greek legume plant extracts on xanthine oxidase, catalase and superoxide dismutase activities
Legumes are considered to have beneficial health implications, which have been attributed to their phytochemical content. Polyphenols are considered the most important phytochemical compounds extensively studied for their ...
Catalytic Inhibition of Eukaryotic Topoisomerases I and II by Flavonol Glycosides Extracted from Vicia faba and Lotus edulis
Topoisomerases are essential enzymes involved in all processes of DNA metabolism, and their inhibitors have been identified as potential anticancer agents. The present study examined the effect of nine polyphenolic compounds ...