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Volume 2014, Article ID 719486, 6 pages
Research Article

Antioxidant Activity and Phenolic Content of Microwave-Assisted Solanum melongena Extracts

Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco, Università degli Studi di Catania, Viale A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy

Received 21 November 2013; Accepted 16 December 2013; Published 9 February 2014

Academic Editors: Y.-C. Huang, N. Parletta, and U. Uusitalo

Copyright © 2014 Loredana Salerno 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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