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Title Phytochemicals : mechanisms of action / edited by Mark S. Meskin [and others]
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (203 pages) : illustrations
Contents Absorption and metabolism of anthocyanins and other phenolics in human subjects / Ronald L. Prior -- Absorption and metabolism of the dietary phytochemical, quercetin / Gary Williamson -- Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of green tea catechins / H-H. Sherry Chow -- The importance of in vivo metabolism of polyphenols and their biological action / Stephen Barnes -- Cancer prevention by phytochemicals, modulation of cell cycle / Diane F. Birt -- Cancer chemoprevention by phytopolyphenols including flavanoids and flavonoids through modulating signal transduction pathways / Jen-Kun Lin -- Gene regulation by glucosinolate hydrolysis products / Elizabeth H. Jeffery -- Healthy food vs. phytosterol fortified foods for primary prevention of coronary artery disease / Douglas S. Lewis -- Vascular effects of resveratrol / Joseph M. Wu -- Development of a mixture of dietary carotenoids as cancer chemopreventive agents: C57BL/6J mice as a useful animal model for efficacy studies with carotenoids / Frederick Khachik -- Chemoprevention of colon cancer by curcumin / Bandaru S. Rdddy
Summary Phytochemicals: Mechanisms of Action is the latest volume in a highly regarded series that addresses the roles of phytochemicals in disease prevention and health promotion. The text, an ideal tool for scientists and researchers in the fields of functional foods and nutraceuticals, links diets rich in plant-derived compounds, such as fruit, vegetables and whole grains, with decreased risk of chronic degenerative diseases. Chapters highlight recent developments in three areas that have not been covered sufficiently in previous references. The treatment of pharmacokinetics and bioavailability add
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Phytochemicals -- Physiological effect.
Phytochemicals.
Plants, Medicinal -- chemistry.
Plants, Medicinal -- physiology.
Carotenoids.
Catechin.
Curcumin.
Flavonoids.
Food, Fortified.
Glucosinolates.
Phenols.
Quercetin.
Stilbenes.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Meskin, Mark S.
ISBN 0203506332 (electronic bk.)
0849316723
9780203506332 (electronic bk.)
9780849316722