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Autor: Cesar G. Fraga
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Plant Phenolics and Human Health

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Biochemistry, Nutrition and Pharmacology
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A collection of current knowledge of phytochemicals andhealth
Interest in phenolic phytochemicals has increased as scientificstudies indicate these compounds exhibit potential health benefits.With contributions from world leaders in this research area,Plant Phenolics and Human Health: Biochemistry, Nutrition, andPharmacology offers an essential survey of the currentknowledge on the capacity of specific micronutrients present inordinary diets to fight disease.

The coverage in this resource:
* Explains the presence and biochemical properties of phenolicspresent in fruits and vegetables, as well as in foods derived fromtheir plant sources
* Provides biochemical explanations on how certain plant phenolicsfight cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, andother widespread pathologies
* Focuses on certain phenolics, e.g., flavonoids, stilbenes, andcurcuminoids, and provides insights on the biochemical bases usedto define their significance in the diet as well as theirrecommended consumption requirements and toxicity

Appropriate for graduate and upper-level undergraduate coursesin human and animal nutrition, basic nutritional biology,physiology, pharmacology, and other health-related disciplines,Plant Phenolics and Human Health: Biochemistry, Nutrition, andPharmacology serves as both an invaluable supplementaryclassroom text and a self-teaching guide for professionalsinterested in defining the association between diet and health fromclassical, alternative, and complementary biomedicalperspectives.


1 Dietary Flavonoids and Phenolic Compounds (Indu B. Jaganathand Alan Crozier).

2 Bioavailability of Flavanols and Phenolic Acids (LaurePoquet, Michael N Clifford, and Gary Williamson).

3 Biochemical Actions of Plant Phenolics Compounds:Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects (Cesar G. Fraga, GulcinSagdicoglu Celep, and Monica Galleano).

4 Flavonoids-Membrane Interactions: Consequences forBiological Actions (Sandra V. Verstraeten, Cesar G. Fraga, andPatricia I. Oteiza).

5 The Biochemistry Behind the Potential CardiovascularProtection by Dietary Flavonoids (Wai Mun Loke, Jonathan M.Hodgson, and Kevin D. Croft).

6 Dietary Flavanols: Biochemical Basis of Short-Term andLonger-Term Vascular Responses (Tankred Schewe, Yvonne Steffen,Elisabeth Kravets and Helmut Sies).

7 Green Tea Catechins: Anticancer Effects and Molecular Targets(Naghma Khan and Hasan Mukhtar).

8 Flavonols: Metabolism, Bioavailability, and Health Impacts(Junji Terao).

9 Flavonols: Biochemistry Behind Cardiovascular Effects(Francisco Pérez-Vizcai´no and JuanDuarte).

10 Metabolism, Bioavailability, and Analysis of DietaryIsoflavones (Adrian A. Franke, Brunhild M. Halm, Kerry Kakazuand Xingnan Li).

11 Phytoestrogens Up-regulate Antioxidant Genes (ConsueloBorrás and Jose Viña).

12 Dietary Isoflavones: Cardiovascular Actions and Activation ofCellular Signalling Pathways (Richard C. M. Siow and Giovanni E.Mann).

13 Bioavailability and Metabolism of Resveratrol (CristinaAndres-Lacueva, Mireia Urpi-Sarda, Raul Zamora-Ros, and Rosa M.Lamuela-Raventos).

14 Resveratrol: Biochemistry and Functions (Samarjit Das,Hannah R. Vasanthi, and Dipak K. Das).

15 Resveratrol: The Biochemistry Behind its Anticancer Effects(Joydeb K. Kundu and Young-Joon Surh).

16 Curcumin: The Biochemistry Behind Its Anticancer Effects(Preetha Anand, Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara, and Bharat B.Aggarwal).

17 Plant Phenolic Compounds: Modulation of CytoprotectiveEnzymes and Nrf2/ARE Signaling (Siwang Yu, Ka Lung Cheung, WengeLi and Ah-Ng Kong).

18 Phenolics in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders(Vittorio Calabrese, Marzia Perluigi, Carolin Cornelius,Raffaella Coccia, Fabio Di Domenico, Giovanni Pennisi, Chiara Ciniand Albena T. Dinkova-Kostova).

19 Natural Phenolics and Metal Metabolism in NeurodegenerativeDiseases (Baolu Zhao).

20 Epidemiology behind Fruit and Vegetable Consumption andCancer Risk with Focus on Flavonoids (Marta Rossi, Eva Negri,Cristina Bosetti, Claudio Pelucchi, and Carlo La Vecchia).

21 Phenylpropanoid Metabolism in Plants: Biochemistry,Functional Biology, and Metabolic Engineering (Alberto B.Landolino and Douglas R. Cook).


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Autor: Cesar G. Fraga
ISBN-13 :: 9780470531785
ISBN: 0470531789
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 608
Sprache: Englisch
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