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committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates

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Women were randomized to receive grape-seed extract tablets that contained either 100 or 200 mg/day of proanthocyanidins or placebo for a total of 8 weeks.
24,25) While antioxidant proanthocyanidins are found in many plant-based foods, research shows that those from cranberries appear to have more significant anti-adhesion properties.
Proanthocyanidins have been isolated from pure cranberry juice, cranberry cocktail, and fresh cranberries and found to prevent the adhesion of uropathogenic strains of Escherichia coli (E.
Chemotaxonomically, this is accompanied by a decrease in lignified tissues, loss of hydrolyzable tannins, loss of proanthocyanidins or restriction to seed coats, and the predominance of isoflavonoids within the Fabaceae, the most advanced group (Polhill & Raven, 1981; Cronquist, 1988).
PACran is the world's first clinically supported and proanthocyanidin (PAC) standardized cranberry powder.
carthagenensis aerial parts with regard to their total contents of flavonoids, tannins, proanthocyanidins and phenolics and in vitro vasodilating activity.
radiata bark is known to contain about 55 percent polyphenols by weight with the major component consisting of proanthocyanidins having the flavan-3-ol repeating units linked mainly through C4-C8 (or C6) bonds (Ku and Mun 2007, Ku et al.
The proanthocyanidins in cranberries can prevent bacteria from sticking to the surfaces of cells," says Amy Howell of Rutgers University.
Grape seeds contain mainly phenols such as proanthocyanidins (oligomeric proanthocyanidins).
Free radicals and grape seed proanthocyanidin extract: Importance in human health and disease prevention.
6,608,102 and 6,720,353 - Plant Proanthocyanidin Extract Effective at Inhibition Adherence of Bacteria with P-Type Fimbriae to Surfaces
However, only one fraction, enriched in proanthocyanidin compounds, increased C.
at m/z 863, which suggested that it was a trimeric proanthocyanidin possessing one doubly linked structure.