Thymol reduces oxidative stress, aortic intimal thickening, and inflammation-related gene expression in hyperlipidemic rabbits

Atherosclerosis plays a key role in the development of cardiovascular diseases, and is often associated with oxidative stress and local inflammation. Thymol, a major polyphenolic compound in thyme, exhibits antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In this study, we measured the in vitro antioxi...

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Main Authors: Ya-Mei Yu, Tzu-Yu Chao, Weng-Cheng Chang, Margaret J. Chang, Ming-Fen Lee
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Elsevier 2016-07-01
Series:Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
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Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1021949816300230