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extract

1. a preparation containing the active principle or concentrated essence of a material
2. Pharmacol a solution of plant or animal tissue containing the active principle

Extract

 

a concentrated medicinal substance obtained from raw materials that contain certain active ingredients, such as glycosides, alkaloids, and vitamins; a type of galenical. Depending on the extracting agent used, extracts may be categorized as, for example, aqueous, alcoholic, or ethereal. Depending on the degree of thickening after evaporation, they may be classified as liquid, semiliquid (no more than 25 percent moisture), or dry (up to 5 percent moisture).

extract

[′ek‚strakt (noun) or ik′strakt (verb)]
(chemistry)
Material separated from liquid or solid mixture by a solvent.
(computer science)
To form a new computer word by extracting and putting together selected segments of given words.
To remove from a computer register or memory all items that meet a specified condition.
(metallurgy)
To separate a metal or a mineral from an ore by various chemical or mechanical methods.
(pharmacology)
A pharmaceutical preparation obtained by dissolving the active constituents of a drug with a suitable menstruum, evaporating the solvent, and adjusting to prescribed standards.
A preparation, usually in a concentrated form, obtained by treating plant or animal tissue with a solvent to remove desired odiferous, flavorful, or nutritive components of the tissue.

extract

To decompress. To restore the original files from a compressed archive (ZIP file, RAR file, etc.). See archive, data compression and archive formats.
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6 mg/g of extract; the total concentration of phenolics for grape seed extract, 500 mg/g of extract; the total concentration of phenolics for H.
Pre and post mortem use of grape seed extract in dark poultry meat to inhibit development of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide, adding to its benefits, claim that grape seed extracts if combined with chemotherapy can help improving treatment of bowel cancer.
26] indicated that GSEs have the ability to inhibit HNSCC cell invasion by targeting the expression of EGFR and activation of NF-[kappa]B as well as inhibiting the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition In the present study, for the first time the cytotoxic effects of the grape seed extract was investigated and their possible effects on cell death properties in KB cell line were determined.
Grape seed extract induces anoikis and caspase-mediated apoptosis in human prostate carcinoma LNCaP cells: possible role of ataxia telangiectasia mutated-p53 activation, Mol Cancer Ther.
Russell Brown, KLBD Commercial Consultant, commented: "KLBD, as the largest kosher agency in Europe, is very pleased to have kosher certified Indena's grape seed extracts.
A combination of an electrostatic spray of 2% tartaric acid and 2% grape seed extract, and a spray of 2% malic acid and 2% grape seed extract led to more reductions in bacterial log numbers--3.
Grape seed extract is a naturally occurring plant substance that contains a concentrated source of antioxidant nutrients known as oligomeric proanthocyanidins more commonly known as OPCs.
In the US, some grape seed extract products have been marketed as a source of pycnogenols, a generic term for oligomeric proanthocyanidins found in grapes, cocoa, cranberries, apples, and some supplements - including Pycnogenol.
Proanthocyanidin rich plant extracts derived from grape seed extract (GSE), hawthorn and cranberry are on markets for their preventive effects against cardiovascular diseases and uroinfections in woman.
It contains red grape seed extract which is a proven antioxidant while sunflower extract protects hair colour from fading.
SCIENTISTS at the University of Illinois, USA, have found that grape seed extract is a viable natural alternative to using synthetic ingredients as a means of preserving meat for ready made frozen and refrigerated meals.