Tamarind xyloglucan attenuates dextran sodium sulfate induced ulcerative colitis: Role of antioxidation

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is the leading chronic gastrointestinal disorder, if untreated can cause colon cancer. We characterized tamarind xyloglucan (TXG) as an edible nano-fiber and investigated its role in UC mice. TXG was an efficient free radical quencher and antioxidant in nature. TXG increased...

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Main Authors: Srinivasan Periasamy, Chia-Hui Lin, Balaji Nagarajan, Nehru Viji Sankaranarayanan, Umesh R. Desai, Ming-Yie Liu
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2018-03-01
Series:Journal of Functional Foods
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464618300203