Seung-Hyun Kim

Seung-Hyun Kim
Konkuk University | KU · Crop Science

Doctor of Philosophy
Associate Professor, Konkuk University

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Purple waxy corn is a good source of antioxidant compounds such as anthocyanins and polyphenols. Promotion of its use requires an appropriate assay to determine antioxidant activity. The aim of this study is to verify compatibility of the antioxidant activity assays by comparing five different assays in daily kernel samples of the fresh purple waxy...
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A mixture of hydraulic lime and pozzolanic material can be used as a binder in making concrete and mortar for energy-efficient construction purposes. Generally, lime possesses lower strength and higher setting time. By introducing pozzolans in the lime mortar, their cementitious properties could be increased and could compete with the cement mortar...
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Accurate authentication of ecofriendly shiitake, such as organic and pesticide-free shiitake, is required to improve food safety and to increase reliability of the national agrofood certification system; however, this is a challenging task. Therefore, this study examined the feasibility of bulk and compound-specific isotope analyses to discriminate...
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Chrysanthemum indicum is an important ornamental and medicinal plant that is often difficult to propagate commercially because of its poor germination and low seed viability. This plant is mostly propagated by cutting, but the rooting is slow and non-uniform. The present investigation evaluated the regeneration capacity of stem cutting by examining...
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The complete medium used for mushroom cultivation is important for reliable crop production. We aimed to identify how the origin of Agaricus bisporus grown in Korea was affected by complete media produced in different geographical regions using stable isotope ratios (SIRs). We found that the SIR features of A. bisporus significantly depended on the...
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With the increasing globalization of the food trade across countries and continents, reliable identification of the geographical origin of products is critical. In this study, we describe the limitations of the current origin labeling system for non-soil-based agricultural products and suggest alternative strategies for the identification of the ge...
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Introduction Fragrance is an important economic and quality trait in rice. The trait is controlled by the recessive gene betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (BADH2) via the production of 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline (2AP). Objectives Variation in BADH2 was evaluated at the population, genetic, transcriptional, and metabolic levels to obtain insights into fra...
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In countries like South Korea and the USA, origin labeling of shiitake grown using imported Chinese-inoculated medium is an issue. Therefore, we evaluated the use of compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA) for the accurate identification of the geographical origin of shiitake (Korean, Chinese-inoculated medium, and Chinese); Chinese-inoculated me...
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Sorghum is a major cereal food worldwide, and is considered a potential source of minerals and bioactive compounds. Its wide adaptive range may cause variations in its agronomic traits, antioxidant properties, and phytochemical content. This extensive study investigated variations in seed characteristics, antioxidant properties, and total phenolic...
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Plant phytochemical accumulation is influenced by various external factors that change with the seasons (e.g., harvesting time). Atractylodes japonica, an important medicinal plant rich in bioactive compounds, is used to treat several human diseases. We analyzed the influence of harvesting time on phenolic compound concentration and antioxidant act...
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To overcome the lack of consumer trust in ecofriendly products due to low reliability of ecofriendly certification and decreasing areas certified for growing ecofriendly agricultural products, alternative approaches for reliable certification are required. Isotopic-chemometric analysis has potential for determining organic authenticity, but previou...
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Light is a key factor that affects phytochemical synthesis and accumulation in plants. Due to limitations of the environment or cultivated land, there is an urgent need to develop indoor cultivation systems to obtain higher yields with increased phytochemical concentrations using convenient light sources. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have several a...
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An efficient in vitro direct shoot regeneration system has been described for Lycium chinense Miller using leaf explants. Influence of various parameters such as growth regulator concentration, explant type, effect of basal salt type, Murashige and Skoog (1962) medium (MS), Schenk and Hildebrandt (1972) medium (SH), Gamborg et al. (1968) medium (B5...
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The potential of human hair extract (HRE), a biodegradable biowaste extract, to protect copper surface and inhibit metallic corrosion in 1 M HCl was investigated using electrochemical and weight loss techniques. The results revealed that HRE exhibits an efficient corrosion-mitigating effect via adsorption onto the metal surface following a Langmuir...
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Purpose The textile industry is one of the largest and most important industrial sectors in India. Because the textile industry consumes large quantities of water and produces highly polluted water discharge, its environmental impact is high. Water is expensive to use, treat and dispose of. Therefore, water conservation and reuse are critical neces...
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The quality and intensity of light can have a huge influence on plant growth and bioactive compound production. Compared to conventional lighting, very little is known about the influence of light emitting diodes (LED) irradiation on the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties and resveratrol content of peanut sprouts. This study was aimed at unde...
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Eight carbon (C8) compounds are the key characteristic flavors of mushrooms. The quantitative analysis of the volatiles in mushrooms is challenging especially with the unattended HS-SPME-GC-MS. An unattended HS-SPME-GC-MS/MS in combination with novel sample preparation of the complete control of volatile emissions was developed for the quantitation...
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Panax ginseng C.A. (P. ginseng) Meyer has been in use since ancient times for its therapeutic activities. Although several studies have investigated the roles of phytoconstituents in human and animal health, no comparative studies have been conducted to test the efficacy of P.ginseng leaf, fruit and root. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the...
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Reliable geographical identification can protect producers of excellent agroproducts, and also provide reliable purchasing information to satisfy consumers. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the regional and monthly variation in fatty acid (FA) and tocopherol (TOC) in organic milk (OM) and develop a geographical discriminant model of OM in Ko...
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We investigated the effects of the type of rice and degree of milling (DOM) on the nutraceutical content and antioxidant activity of rice (Oryza sativa L.). The fatty acid (FA), vitamin E homolog, and phenolic contents in organic (OR), pesticide-free (PFR), and conventional rice (CR) decreased significantly with an increase in the DOM of rice grain...
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Shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes) is commonly consumed worldwide and is cultivated in many farms in Korea using Chinese substrates owing to a lack of knowledge on how to prepare sawdust-based substrate blocks (bag cultivation). Consequently, issues related to the origin of the Korean or Chinese substrate used in shiitake mushrooms produced using...
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This study aimed at investigating the Lycium chinense Miller leaf extract mineral and phenolic compound profiles as well as antioxidant and antimicrobial potential. We determined the leaf extract mineral composition, identified its major mineral components, and quantified secondary metabolites. We also measured the leaf extract antioxidant potentia...
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Two Schiff bases derived from aminobenzothiazole derivatives with Salicylaldehyde/Bromosalicylaldehyde namely 2-[6-Methylbenzothiazol-2-ylimino) methyl phenol (1) and 3-Bromo-2-[6-methylbenzothiazol-2-ylimino) methyl phenol (2) were synthesized using simple condensation method and characterized using various spectral techniques like FT-IR, NMR, ana...
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The original version of this article unfortunately contained an error in Acknowledgement. The authors would like to correct the error with this erratum. The correct sentence should read as: This paper was supported by the KU Research Professor Program of Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea.
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In rice there are few genetic studies reported for allelopathy traits, which signify the ability of plants to inhibit or stimulate growth of other plants in the environment, by exuding chemicals. QTL analysis for allelopathic traits were conducted with 98 F8 RILs developed from the cross between the high allelopathic parents of ‘Sathi’ and non-alle...
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A series of binuclear Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), and Zn(II) complexes were prepared with a novel bidentate Schiff base ligand derived by condensation of 3,3′-diaminobenzidine with creatinine. The prepared compounds were characterized by elemental analysis, magnetic susceptibility measurements, molar conductivity, FT-IR, UV-vis, ¹H NMR, ¹³C NMR and mas...
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Purpose Over the past decade, plant extracts are ultimate green candidatures to substitute the expensive and noxious synthetic corrosion inhibitors. In this regard, this study aims to focus on evaluating anti-corrosion properties of green inhibitor Cyperus rotundus ( C. rotundus ), a perennial herb found throughout India. Design/methodology/approa...
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Pachyrhizus erosus is a plant that is traditionally used in Asia as a food and herbal medicine. This study examined the impact of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), light-emitting plasma (LEP), and fluorescent lamps (FLs) on the growth, antioxidant properties, and phenolic metabolites of P. erosus. Phenolic compound concentration and composition were de...
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Understanding and predicting adsorption capacities of corrosion inhibitors on the metal surface is of great significance for designing high-performance inhibitor molecules. Herein, a computational methodology, which utilizes molecular dynamics (MD) simulation and Density Functional Theory (DFT), was adopted to investigate the inhibition performance...
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This research work aims to identify a non-toxic, cheap, and effective greener inhibitor from Hemerocallis fulva (H. fulva) for corrosion of aluminum in a 1 M H2SO4 medium at different concentrations and temperatures. We investigated the inhibitive effect of H. fulva extract in a 1 M H2SO4 solution on aluminum using weight loss measurements with var...
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Three different floxacins (Ciprofloxacin, Levofloxacin, and Norfloxacin) were used to enhance the inhibition property of Dextrin (Dex) against the dissolution of mild steel in acid medium. Substantial increase in the inhibition property was observed against mild steel dissolution by the addition of floxacins than with pure Dex. Weights loss experim...
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The phytochemical components of the methanol extract of Liriope platyphylla (L. platyphylla) leaves were identified using UHPLC, and their antioxidant activities were studied. The impact of the L. platyphylla extract on the corrosion of mild steel by 1 M H2SO4 was assessed using electrochemical and gravimetric techniques. L. platyphylla exhibited c...
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With the aim of decreasing the corrosion of metal specimens, two polyesters, namely 4-(1-(4-methoxyphenyl)cyclohexyl)phenyl 3-oxobutanoate (MPOB) and 4-(1-(4-methoxyphenyl)cyclohexyl)phenyl 10-oxoundecanoate (MPOU), were synthesized and utilized as corrosion inhibitors. The synthesized polyesters were characterized by Fourier-transform infrared (FT...
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Phenol and its derivatives are hazardous pollutants commonly found in industrial wastewaters. Their removal is a high priority for avoiding adverse impacts on the environment. Herein, the removal of phenol from wastewater, used as a model organic contaminant, onto faujasite-type Y zeolite (NaY) was investigated using experimental and theoretical te...
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The current study was performed to determine the phenolic compounds composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, and α-glucosidase inhibitory effect of the root extract of Tupistra nutans Wall., in order to validate its use in traditional medicine. HPLC–MS/MS analysis showed the presence of ferulic acid, protocatechuic acid, p-hydroxybenzoi...
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Eco-friendly biodegradable Rhododendron schlippenbachii (R. schlippenbachii) green inhibitors, R. schlippenbachii methanolic (RSMeOH) extract, which can effectively reduce low carbon steel corrosion rate, were investigated using weight-loss and electrochemical (electrochemical impedance spectroscopy) techniques. The inhibitors exhibited higher effi...
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This study was carried out to evaluate the morphological characteristics of Perilla accessions, as well as to determine their antioxidant, antimicrobial, and cytotoxic activities using crude extracts fractionated by different solvents, collected from different part of China and Japan. The composition and concentration of the phenolic compounds and...
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This study aimed to examine regional δ¹³C, δ¹⁵N, δ¹⁸O, and δ³⁴S variations of organic milk in Korea and to develop a differentiation model to identify isotope markers. Herein, δ¹³C, δ¹⁵N, δ¹⁸O, and δ³⁴S were quantified in organic milk, using a stable isotope ratio mass spectrometer and developed differentiation models through pairwise comparisons u...
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Purpose The study aims to find new anticorrosive components from a plant source, namely, Pachysandra terminalis Sieb. et Zucc. ( P. terminalis ), a traditional medicinal shrub predominantly used by Tujia people. Design/methodology/approach Because phenolic components from plants are known for its numerous values in several fields, the corrosion in...
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Herein, we improve the procedure for organic rice authentication using compound-specific δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N analyses of fatty acids and amino acids, addressing the increasing demand for accurate methods to confirm organic authenticity. Organic rice (OR) and pesticide-free rice (PFR) featured higher values of δ¹⁵Nbulk than conventional rice (CR), whereas...
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The Lentinus edodes species, known as shiitake, has a history of extensive use in many cuisines in several East Asian countries owing to its unique and pleasant flavor and texture. As international food trade increases, reliable discrimination of geographical origin is becoming increasingly crucial in Korea to identify cheaper imported Chinese shii...
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In this study, environmentally friendly, self-healing waterborne polyurethanes (WPUs) were prepared based on the disulfide metathesis reaction in cystamine. The cystamine acted as a chain extender in the WPU film, which showed a high mechanical strength of 19.1 MPa. The possibility of self-healing reaction was simultaneously modeled via liquid chro...
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This study was carried out to evaluate genetic diversity, phenolic compound composition, and biological activity of Setaria italica L. collected from different parts of South Korea. Antioxidant potential of seeds was estimated by the 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical scavenging assay, and antimicrobial activity was determined by evaluati...
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The classification of six mushroom species (white beech, brown beech, button, oyster, king oyster, and enoki mushrooms) was successfully achieved using canonical discriminant analysis (CDA) on volatile metabolite data sets obtained by headspace‐solid‐phase microextraction gas chromatography (HS‐SPME‐GC). Twenty‐seven major volatile compounds in six...
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The present research focuses on the corrosion inhibition of a two phases (α-β) brass in 0.5 M H 2 SO 4 solution containing sodium gluconate (SG) and cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide (CTAB) at different temperatures. The inhibition effect was studied using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), potentiodynamic polarization (PDP), Scanning Elec...
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Rice (Oryza sativa L.) contains generous amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and dietary fibers, in addition to secondary metabolites such as phenols and flavonoids that act as antioxidants. The phenolic compounds detected in rice (organic rice (OR), conventional rice (CR), and pesticide-free rice (PFR)), namely, protocatechuic, gentisic,...
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The present study describes compound-specific δ13C and δ15N analyses of fatty acids and amino acids for improving the accurate authentication of organic milk (OM) against conventional milk (CM) collected in Korea. Most δ13Cfatty-acid and δ13Camino-acid values were lower in OM than in CM (P < 0.05); however, most δ15Namino-acid values displayed weak...
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The inhibitive performance of 2-[(5-phenyl-1,3,4-oxdiazol-2-yl)methyl]-2H-benzo[b] [1,4] thiazin-3-one (POBT) for low carbon steel corrosion in 1 M H2SO4 has been evaluated by non-electrochrmical, and electrochemical measurements. Efficiency of the inhibitor enhanced with inhibitor concentration and declined with rise in temperature. 92.39% inhibit...
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The inhibitive performance of methanolic extract of eco-friendly green inhibitor Spiraea cantoniensis (S. cantoniensis) on inhibiting corrosion of mild steel (MS) in 1 M HCl was studied by weight loss, AC-impedance, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), Raman, x-ray diffraction (XRD), ultraviolet-visible (UV-Vis), atomic absorption spect...
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The antioxidant and anticorrosive effect of Tragia involucrate L. (T. involucrate L.) was evaluated to aid in finding new compounds which can be used for various purposes. The total phenolic (TPC) and flavonoid content (TFC), antioxidant activity (DPPH, reducing potential and phosphomolybdenum), and electrochemical measurements, Fourier transform i...
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The extracts of Moringa oleifera, a traditional medicinal and culinary plant containing phytochemicals with diverse therapeutic properties were investigated. Five parts of the plant were extracted with 5 different solvents to analyze the total phenolics content (TPC) and total flavonoids content (TFC) which were then tested for their antioxidant ac...
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Four new constituents, as 5, 7-dihydroxy-4′-methoxyflavonol-3-O-β-d-arabinopyranosyl-(2′′→1′′′)-O-β-d-arabinopyrnosyl-2′′′-O-3′′′′, 7′′′′-dimethylnonan-1′′′′-oate (1), 5-hydroxy-7, 4′-dimethoxyflavone-5-O-α-d-arabinopyranosyl-(2"→1′′′)-O-α-d-arabinopyranosyl-2′′′-O-3′′′′, 7′′′′-dimethylnonan-1′′′′-oate (2), 5-hydroxy-7, 4′-dimethoxyflavone-5-O-β-d-...
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The practice of employing ornamental plants for biological applications has been increasing for quite some time. Herein, we had evaluated the phenolic content and antioxidative potency of Epipremnum aureum (E. aureum) leaves. The total phenol and flavonoid contents were found to be 125.21 and 52.22 \(\hbox {mg}\,\hbox {g}^{-1}\), respectively, in m...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the inhibitive performance of Coreopsis tinctoria (C. tinctoria) plant extract for the corrosion of mild steel in 0.5 M H2SO4. Design/methodology/approach The inhibition efficiency was studied by weight loss, electrochemical measurements and the surface analysis was done by Raman, scanning elec...
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This study was aimed to verify the regional traceability of Agaricus bisporus mushroom using unique δ13C, δ15N, δ18O, and δ34S features combined with chemometric approaches. Ten cultivars from 15 mushroom farms in six regions of Korea were measured their isotopic signatures by stable isotope ratio mass spectrometer. The δ13C, δ15N, δ18O, and δ34S v...
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The corrosion of aluminum specimens in Polygonatum odaratum (P. odaratum) extract was studied using weight loss measurements, potentiodynamic polarization, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and electron dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) techniques. The inhibition efficiency of the aluminum specimens in th...
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This study examined the monthly and seasonal variations of δ¹³C, δ¹⁵N, fatty acids (FAs), and vitamin E in organic milk (OM) and conventional milk (CM) collected in Korea during 2016–2017, discriminating OM authenticity with chemometric approaches. Compared to CM, the mean δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N values were lower in OM, whereas the mean α-tocopherol and nut...
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Oplopanax elatus Nakai, a plant traditionally used in folk medicine, is currently in population decline due to uncontrolled harvesting. In the present study, we investigated the factors affecting O. elatus adventitious root production, including hormones (alone or in combination), explant type, basal salt type and strength, sucrose concentration, p...
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As a motto of framing the strategies to minimise the deterioration in steel reinforced concrete structures as well as the fact that the work carried out with polymers are rare and scanty, polyesters namely Poly (Glycerol azealate) (PGAZ) and 4-(1-(4-methoxy phenyl) cyclo hexyl)phenyl 9-oxodecanoate (MPOD) were synthesised and evaluated for rebar co...
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Five new flavonoids namely, 5-hydroxy-6-isoprenyl-7,4'-dimethoxyflavonol-3-O-β-d-arabinofuranoside (1), 5,7-dihydroxy-4'-methoxyflavone-7-O-β-d-arabinopyranosyl-2''-n-decan-1'''-oate (2), 3-butanoyl-5,6,8-trihydroxy-7,4'-dimethoxyflavonol--5-O-β-d-glucopyranoside (3), 7, 4'-dimethoxy-5-hydroxyflavone-5-O-α-d-arabinopyranosyl-(2'' → 1''')-O-α-d-arab...
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Two soybean cultivars, which had been grown under four different irrigation conditions, were analyzed for changes in isoflavone contents and physiological responses to water conditions. In this study, we examined leaf area (LA), leaf dry weight (LDW), specific leaf area (SLA), root dry weight (RDW), and shoot height (SH) under different irrigation...
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This study examined the effects of soil type and fertilizer regimes on variations in fatty acids (FAs) and vitamin E (Vit-E) in 6-year-old ginseng roots. We observed significant variation in both FA and Vit-E contents owing to the type and quantity of organic fertilizer used in each soil type during cultivation. Unsaturated FAs were approximately 2...