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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 816501, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/816501
Review Article

Antidiabetic Properties of Germinated Brown Rice: A Systematic Review

1Laboratory of Molecular Biomedicine, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
3Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 30 August 2012; Revised 19 October 2012; Accepted 21 October 2012

Academic Editor: I-Min Liu

Copyright © 2012 Mustapha Umar Imam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Mustapha Umar Imam, Maznah Ismail, Hairuszah Ithnin, Zaki Tubesha, and Abdul Rahman Omar, “Effects of Germinated Brown Rice and Its Bioactive Compounds on the Express ion of the Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma Gene,” Nutrients, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 468–477, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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