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Phytother Res. 2006 Jul;20(7):605-6.

Inhibitory effect of polar oregano extracts on aldose reductase and soybean lipoxygenase in vitro.

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Department of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products, School of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, 15771 Athens, Greece.

Abstract

The effect of methanol and aqueous methanol extract of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. hirtum on aldose reductase and soybean lipoxygenase was investigated. The results revealed a promising potential of oregano for preventing diabetes complications in the long term and an antiinflammatory efficacy by inhibiting soybean lipoxygenase.

PMID:
16691547
DOI:
10.1002/ptr.1901
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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