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Protective effects of ginger supercritical extract against oxidative damage in L6 muscle cells

  • Yeonmi Lee
  • Kyung-Tack Kim
  • Myung-Hee Lee
  • Sung Soo Kim
  • Sang Yoon Choi
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Abstract

Antioxidative effect of ginger supercritical extracts in L6 muscle cells was assessed. Ginger supercritical extract potently suppressed hydrogen peroxide-induced L6 muscle cell death and ATP reduction as compared to ginger ethanol extract. Results suggest the intake of ginger supercritical extracts may effectively protect muscle cells against damage induced by radically increased reactive oxygen species due to strenuous exercise.

Key words

antixoidant ATP ginger L6 supercritical extract 

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© Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry and Springer 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yeonmi Lee
    • 1
  • Kyung-Tack Kim
    • 1
  • Myung-Hee Lee
    • 1
  • Sung Soo Kim
    • 1
  • Sang Yoon Choi
    • 1
  1. 1.Korea Food Research InstituteSeongnamRepublic of Korea

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