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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 ...
Antioxidant activity of a series of fluorinated pyrano-nucleoside analogues of N-4-benzoyl cytosine and N-6-benzoyl adenine
Fluorinated nucleoside analogues are known as antitumor, antiviral and chemotherapeutic agents, although the antioxidant activity of this kind of molecules is not yet investigated. In this study we have tested the antioxidant ...