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Efficient radical scavenging ability of artepillin C, a major component of Brazilian propolis, and the mechanism

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Abstract

Hydrogen transfer from artepillin C to cumylperoxyl radical proceeds via one-step hydrogen atom transfer rather than via electron transfer, the rate constant of which is comparable to that of (+)-catechin, indicating that artepillin C can act as an efficient antioxidant.

Graphical abstract: Efficient radical scavenging ability of artepillin C, a major component of Brazilian propolis, and the mechanism

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The article was received on 25 Feb 2003, accepted on 20 Mar 2003 and first published on 03 Apr 2003


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B302098C
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003,1, 1452-1454
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    Efficient radical scavenging ability of artepillin C, a major component of Brazilian propolis, and the mechanism

    I. Nakanishi, Y. Uto, K. Ohkubo, K. Miyazaki, H. Yakumaru, S. Urano, H. Okuda, J. Ueda, T. Ozawa, K. Fukuhara, S. Fukuzumi, H. Nagasawa, H. Hori and N. Ikota, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 1452
    DOI: 10.1039/B302098C

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