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


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.

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Lee, Y., Kim, K., Lee, M. et al. Protective effects of ginger supercritical extract against oxidative damage in L6 muscle cells. J Korean Soc Appl Biol Chem 54, 790–794 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03253161

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Key words

  • antixoidant
  • ATP
  • ginger
  • L6
  • supercritical extract