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EXTRACT. A part of a writing. In general this is not evidence, because the whole of the writing may explain the part extracted, so as to give it a different sense; but sometimes extracts from public books are evidence, as the extracts from the registers of births, marriages and burials, kept according to law, when the whole of the matter has been extracted which relates to the cause or matter in issue.

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He turned to the third extract, and read as follows:
The scientists analyzed the extracts for total phenolic content--gallic acid equivalent (GAE); monomeric anthocyanin content--malvidin-3-glucoside equivalent (MGE); flavan-3-ol content--catechin equivalent (CE); as well as for their antioxidant capacity--vitamin C equivalent antioxidant capacity (VCEAC); HPLC profile and yield.
The abundance of plants on the earth's surfaces has led to an increasing interest in the investigation of different extracts obtained from traditional medicinal plants as potential sources of new antimicrobial agents.
Cox and his colleagues at Clemson (S.C.) University applied extracts from several of these plants and a few other candidates to the roundworms in test tubes and greenhouse soils.
While some may think liquid coffee extracts and instant coffee powders are the same, there are specific, proper and growing uses for both these formats of convenience coffees.
This liquefied, or supercritical, gas extracts carotenoids from the tomatoes much like hot water extracts flavonoids from tea.
However, due to unfavorable weather conditions that are affecting the yield and quality of cacao beans, which could stagnate the cacao extracts market.
Summary: However, due to unfavorable weather conditions that are affecting the yield and quality of cacao beans, which could stagnate the cacao extracts market.
[UKPRwire, Wed Sep 04 2019] With growing awareness about healthy living along with concerns related to healthy food intake, the Cacao Extracts Market is witnessing active growth.
In recent years, the number of studies on plant extracts showing antioxidant, anticholinesterase and anti-urease activity has increased.
Plant Extracts: 250 g powdered plant material was used for extraction, following maceration technique (Singh, 2008) using petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol and distilled water as sovents.