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In vitro inhibitory effects of plant-based foods and their combinations on intestinal α-glucosidase and pancreatic α-amylase

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, July 2012
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Title
In vitro inhibitory effects of plant-based foods and their combinations on intestinal α-glucosidase and pancreatic α-amylase
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, July 2012
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-12-110
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Authors

Sirichai Adisakwattana, Thanyachanok Ruengsamran, Patcharaporn Kampa, Weerachat Sompong

Abstract

Plant-based foods have been used in traditional health systems to treat diabetes mellitus. The successful prevention of the onset of diabetes consists in controlling postprandial hyperglycemia by the inhibition of α-glucosidase and pancreatic α-amylase activities, resulting in aggressive delay of carbohydrate digestion to absorbable monosaccharide. In this study, five plant-based foods were investigated for intestinal α-glucosidase and pancreatic α-amylase. The combined inhibitory effects of plant-based foods were also evaluated. Preliminary phytochemical analysis of plant-based foods was performed in order to determine the total phenolic and flavonoid content.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 107 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 24%
Student > Master 21 19%
Student > Bachelor 20 18%
Unspecified 12 11%
Researcher 8 7%
Other 23 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 27 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 21 19%
Unspecified 19 17%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 12%
Chemistry 11 10%
Other 20 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 August 2018.
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#7,516,818
of 13,350,484 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#1,140
of 2,710 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#58,036
of 121,319 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#1
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