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Effect of Quercetin on Bone Mineral Status and Markers of Bone Turnover in Retinoic Acid-Induced Osteoporosis

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Evaluation of Quercetin Content, Colour and Selected Physico-Chemical Quality Parameters of Croatian Blackberry Wines

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Validation of the Analytical Method for the Determination of Flavonoids in Broccoli

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Influence of Storage Conditions on Flavonoids Content and Antioxidant Activity of Selected Shallot (Allium Cepa Var. Ascalonicum Backer) Hybrid Cultivars

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Content of selected biologically active compounds in tea infusions of widely used European medicinal plants

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Influence of biostimulants on phenolic content in broccoli heads directly after harvest and after storage

distribution and frost hardiness of vegetating winter wheat plants. Russ. J. Plant Physiol. 55: 308-314. Koh E., Wimalasiri K.M.S., Chassy A.W., Mitchell A.E., 2009. Content of ascorbic acid, quercetin, kaempferol and total phenolics in commercial broccoli. J. Food Compos. Anal. 22: 637-643. Kowalczyk K., Zielony T., Gajewski M., 2008. Effect of Aminoplant and Asahi on yield and quality of lettuce grown on rockwool. In: Biostimulators in Modern Agriculture. Vegetable Crops. Z.T. Dąbrowski (Ed.), Wieś Jutra, Warszawa: 35

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Chemical composition and antifungal potential of medicinal plants against seedborne mycoflora of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.)

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Antifungal activities of medicinal plants were observed against seedborne mycoflora of eggplant (Solanum melongena). The effect of ethanolic leaf extracts of Mangifera indica, Mentha spicata, Citrus limon, Eucalyptus camaldulensis against four isolated fungal species including Fusarium oxysporum, Aspergillus flavus, Rhizopus stolonifer and Penicillium digitatum was evaluated at various concentrations, by using the poisoned food technique. The impact of the extracts on seed germination and growth of eggplant was assessed by seed treatment and growth in a greenhouse experiment. Total flavonoids of E. camaldulensis were analyzed through spectrophotometer, using quercetin as a standard. Physico-chemical parameters were also determined. Antifungal activity showed that maximum inhibition percentage of P. digitatum (67.78%) and F. oxysporum (64.44%) was observed at the highest concentration (80%) of C. limon and E. camaldulensis extracts, respectively, followed by M. spicata extract against A. fl avus (63.33%) and R. stolonifer (52.22%). Least inhibition percentage of F. oxysporum, P. digitatum, R. stolonifer and A. flavus was 6.67, 7.78, 14.44 and 16.67%, respectively, at the lowest (20%) concentration of M. spicata. The greenhouse experiment showed variations in seedling germination and post-germination growth. E. camaldulensis extract showed an increase in percent germination (78.98%) over untreated control (62.83%), root and shoot length and fresh and dry weight of root and shoot with the consequent reduction in disease symptoms. Phytochemical analysis depicted the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, saponins in all extracts while steroids and glycosides were absent. A fair amount (10.38 mg QE g-1 DF) of flavonoid was present in leaf extract of E. camaldulensis. Physico-chemical analysis showed pH of 4.6, ash content of 0.41% and weight loss on drying of 8.14%.

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Anticholinesterase Activities Of Selected Polyphenols – A Short Report

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Therapeutic Aspects of Catechin and Its Derivatives – An Update

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The background and new perspectives and agricultural aspects concerning food allergy and fruit hypersensitivity

peanut in children: Data from 2 sequential cohorts. J. ALLERGY CLIN. IMMUNOL. 110: 784-789. Hauser M., Egger M., Wallner M., Wopfner N., Schmidt G., Ferreira F. 2008. Molecular properties of plant food allergens: A current classification into protein families. OPEN IMMUNOL. J. 1: 1-12. Heo H.J., Lee C.Y. 2004. Protective effects of quercetin and vitamin C against oxidative stress-induced neurodegeneration. J. AGRIC. FOOD CHEM. 52: 7514-7517. Hjernø K., Alm R., Canbäck B., Matthiesen R., Trajkovski K., Björk L., Roepstorff

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