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June 2013

Journal of Medicinal Food: New Issue

The latest issue of the Journal of Medicinal Food is now available online. This international journal focuses on the chemistry, safety and potential applications of foods and dietary supplements, particularly for health and disease.

The June issue features the following articles:

Protective Effect of β-Caryophyllene, a Natural Bicyclic Sesquiterpene, Against Cerebral Ischemic Injury, by Hyun-Joo Chang, Ji-Myung Kim, Jae-Chul Lee, et al.

Resveratrol Attenuates Early Diabetic Nephropathy by Down-Regulating Glutathione S-Transferases Mu in Diabetic Rats, by Bei Jiang, Ling Guo, Bao-Ying Li, et al.

The Antioxidant Property of Chitosan Green Tea Polyphenols Complex Induces Transglutaminase Activation in Wound Healing, by Yao Qin, Xing Wei Guo, Lei Li, et al.

In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Two Coconut Oils in Comparison to Monolaurin on Staphylococcus aureus : Rodent Studies, by Vijaya Manohar, Bobby Echard, Nicholas Perricone, et al.

Curcumin Downregulates Aquaporin-1 Expression in Cultured Rat Choroid Plexus Cells, by Mohammad Nabiuni, Zahra Nazari, Zahra Safaeinejad, et al.

Berberine Ameliorates Cold and Mechanical Allodynia in a Rat Model of Diabetic Neuropathy, by Si Oh Kim and Hyun Jee Kim.

Resolution of Liver Fibrosis by Isoquinoline Alkaloid Berberine in CCl4-Intoxicated Mice Is Mediated by Suppression of Oxidative Stress and Upregulation of MMP-2 Expression, by Robert Domitrović, Hrvoje Jakovac, Vanja Vasiljev Marchesi, et al.

Efficacy and Tolerability of an Herbal Formulation for Weight Management, by Judith S. Stern, Jan Peerson, Artatrana T. Mishra, et al.

Antidiabetic Effect of the Chrysobalanus icaco L. Aqueous Extract in Rats, by Ana Paula de Oliveira Barbosa, Gabriela de Oliveira Silveira, et al.

Chemical Composition and Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, and Antiproliferation Activities of Pomegranate ( Punica granatum ) Flowers, by Jalila Bekir, Mohamed Mars, Patricia Vicendo, et al.

Biological Activity of Liposomal Vanillin, by Leniher Castan, Grisel del Toro, Adolfo A. Fernández, et al.

Antihypertensive Effect of Celery Seed on Rat Blood Pressure in Chronic Administration, by Maryam Hassanpour Moghadam, Mohsen Imenshahidi, and Seyed Ahmad Mohajeri.

Salacia reticulata Improves Serum Lipid Profiles and Glycemic Control in Patients with Prediabetes and Mild to Moderate Hyperlipidemia: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial, by H.N. Shivaprasad, M. Bhanumathy, G. Sushma, et al.

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