a.1.Pertaining to, or derived from, the cashew nut; as, anacardic acid.
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Cashew contains wealth of antioxidants like anacardic acids, cardanols and cardols.
vera L., showed a cytoxic effect by various rates of inhibition against the PVK-3 (anacardol 15:1), PVK-6 (anacardic acid 13:1), and PVK-8 (shikimic acid) A549 cancer cell lines (51).
The lower counts of viable organisms in the cashew nuts may be due to the presence of anacardic acids and phenolic compounds present in cashew nut oils which are inhibitory action against Gram-positive bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
Himabindu, "Synthesis and antibacterial activity of urea and thiourea derivatives of anacardic acid mixture isolated from a natural product cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL)," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.
In the cashew nut shell, cashew nut shell liquid occurs mainly as anacardic acid (~90%) and cardol around slightly lower than 10%.
And tamoxifen [135] or anacardic acid [136] could boost NETs formation and bacterial killing of neutrophils.
These effects were associated with presence of anacardic acids (AAs).
The other component of CAJ, the anacardic acids (32), have been shown to decrease body fat deposition in rat livers, possibly due to an uncoupling action of the anacardic acids on mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (31).