Example sentences for: antioxidant

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  • It is known that NO can function both as an oxidant, or antioxidant depending on the availability of reactive oxygen species [ 19].

  • antioxidant administration) studies will be necessary to determine whether there is a causal relationship between lipid peroxidation and TPN-induced liver disease in preterm infants.

  • This includes genes encoding proteins of the antioxidant response (GSTs, peroxidases), the SAR response (pathogenesis-related genes) and cell rescue [ 50 ] . Genes induced in response to other stresses, such as drought [ 51 ] , heat shock [ 52 ] , dehydration [ 53 54 55 ] , and elicitors such as Avr9 [ 56 ] , avrRpt2 [ 57 ] and harpins [ 58 59 ] , were also identified in the stress cDNA collection, underscoring the overlap between the different stress responses

  • However, significant gender-related differences in the expression of glutathione S-transferases (GST) have been observed in mice, with female mice expressing significantly more of this antioxidant than male mice [ 30].

  • Phyllanthus urinaria plant was used by Caribs with other plants in a bath against bad luck (called 'piai') [ 66 ] . Pharmacological activities of various compounds in some species of Phyllanthus include analgesic, antiinflammatory, antilipoxigenase, antiallergic, nitrosamina blocker, aldose reductase inhibitor, antiviral, mitochondrial ATPase inhibitor, phosphodiesterase inhibitor and cyclooxigenase inhibitor [ 111 ] . Other activities are hepatoprotective, phosphorilase and tirosine kinase inhibitor, phospholipase A 2 inhibitor and increased the survival of hepatocellular carcinoma harbouring animals [ 54 111 113 112 ] . The compound with hepatoprotective activity is triacontanol [ 114 ] . Several compounds found in Phyllanthus species, like flavonoids (quercetin, rutin), tannins (geraniin, furosin), benzenoids (ethyl gallate, methyl gallate) and phytosterols showed antinociceptive effects in mice or multiple mechanisms of action [ 111 115 ] . The flavonoids also have anti-inflammatory properties [ 38 11 ] . The hydroalcoholic extracts of four Phyllanthus species were 2 - 6 fold more active in causing antinociception than aspirin depending on the route of administration and the pain model used [ 115 ] . Phyllanthus amarus has antioxidant properties, reverses chromosomal alterations induced by genotoxic agents and has anticancer activity [ 112 ] . Active compounds may be flavonoids (quercetin, astragalin), ellagitannins (amarinic acid), hydrolysable tannins (phyllanthisiin D) [ 112 ] . The multiple plant compounds found in Phyllanthus species might help clear up any physiological condition that results in dogs having difficulty following game animals.

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