Antihypertensive effects of Ocimum gratissimum extract: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor in vitro and in vivo investigation

This study aimed to examine whether Ocimum gratissimum (OG) has the Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity in vitro and in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs). OG water extract exhibited an in vitro ACE-inhibition activity, with the 50% inhibition concentration (IC50) value being...

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Main Authors: Huey-Mei Shaw, Jhih-Ling Wu, Ming-Shyong Wang
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2017-08-01
Series:Journal of Functional Foods
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