The front cover of issue 9 features artwork by Hongxin Wang from Jiangnan University. With his colleagues Wang investigates the components of a new resource food in China, peony seed oil (PSO) by GC-MS (gas chromatography–mass spectrometry), its inhibitory effects on carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes in vitro and its anti-diabetic effects on mice induced by streptozotocin (STZ).
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