alexa Phenolic compounds from sandpaper (Ficus exasperata) leaf inhibits angiotensin 1 converting enzyme in high cholesterol diet fed rats.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Journal of Glycomics & Lipidomics

Author(s): Oboh G, Akinyemi AJ, Osanyinlusi FR, Ademiluyi AO, Boligon AA

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Sandpaper [Ficus exasperata Vahl (Moraceae)] leaf has been reportedly used in folklore for the management/treatment of cardiovascular diseases with little/or no scientific basis for their action. This study sought to investigate the effect of dietary supplementation of sandpaper leaf on angiotensin-I converting enzyme (ACE) activity in hypercholesterolemia as well as the effect of their phenolic extract on this enzyme in vitro.

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This article was published in Journal of Ethnopharmacology and referenced in Journal of Glycomics & Lipidomics

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