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Title Molecular interventions in lifestyle-related diseases / edited by Midori Hiramatsu, Toshikazu Yoshikawa, Lester Packer
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (354 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxidative stress and disease ; 21
Oxidative stress and disease ; 21
Contents Front Cover; Series Introduction; Preface; About the Editors; Contributors; Table of Contents; Chapter 1: Redox Regulation as an Underlying Factor in Health and Disease; Chapter 2: Diet and Lifestyle in Cancer Prevention; Chapter 3: The Gene Regulatory Mechanism of Thioredoxin and Thioredoxin Binding Protein-2/VDUP1 in Cancer Prevention; Chapter 4: Coenzyme Q10, Free Radicals, and Heart Disease; Chapter 5: Wine, Alcohol, and a Healthy Heart; Chapter 6: Diabetes Treatment by Alpha-Lipoic Acid: Modulation of Glucose Uptake and Adipocyte Differentiation
Chapter 12: Coenzyme Q[sub(10)] Stabilizes Mitochondria in Parkinson's DiseaseChapter 13: The In Vitro and In Vivo Molecular Mechanisms of Neuroprotection by the Major Green Tea Polyphenol, ( -- )-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate, with Special Reference to Parkinson's Disease; Chapter 14: Kainic-Acid-Induced Neurotoxicity: Involvement of Free Radicals; Chapter 15: Prevention of Cerebral Oxidative Stress Using Traditional Chinese Medicines: A Model of Antioxidant-Based Composite Formula; Chapter 16: Analysis of the Oxidative Stress State in Disease Development of Senescence-Accelerated Mouse
Chapter 17: The Antioxidant Evolution: From Free Radical Scavenging to the Antioxidant Network and Gene Regulation by Flavonoids and Bioflavonoid-Rich Extracts from Pine Bark and Gingko Biloba LeafChapter 18: New Horizons in Vitamin E Research; Chapter 19: Gastrointestinal Inflammatory Diseases: Role of Chemokine; Chapter 20: Oxidative Stress Involvement in Diabetic Nephropathy and Its Prevention by Astaxanthin; Chapter 21: Preventive and Therapeutic Effects of Plant Polyphenols through Suppression of Nuclear Factor-Kappa B
Chapter 22: Ascorbic Acid and Oxidative Damage to DNA: Interrelationships and Possible Relevance to Lifestyle-Related DiseasesChapter 23: The Role of Lipid Peroxidation in Chromosomal DNA Fragmentation Associated with Cell Death Induced by Glutathione Depletion; Chapter 24: Antioxidant Properties of Select Indian Medicinal Plants in Relation to Their Therapeutic Effects; Chapter 25: Antioxidant Activity of Tendai-Uyaku Extract; Chapter 26: Detection of Active Oxygen Species in the Decomposition Process of Peroxovanadium (V) Complexes
Chapter 7: The Mechanism of Immune Suppression by GIF and Cysteinylated MIF at Cys-60Chapter 8: Role of Free Radicals in Cellular Damage and Its Modification by Antioxidants: Implications for Cancer Therapy; Chapter 9: Free Radicals, Cigarette Smoke, and Health Scavenging Effects of Pycnogenol® on Free Radicals Generated from Cigarette Smoke and Its Detoxification Effects; Chapter 10: Free Radical Scavengers and Neuroprotection; Chapter 11: Oxidative Adaptation in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease: The Roles of Amyloid and Tau
Summary SECTION I Free Radicals, Lifestyle-RelatedDiseases, and Their ProtectionRedox Regulation as an Underlying Factor in Health and Disease: Junji Yodoi, Norihiko Kondo, Yasuyuki Ishii, Junko Sakakuara, and Hajime NakamuraDiet and Lifestyle in Cancer Prevention: David HeberThe Gene Regulatory Mechanism of Thioredoxin and Thioredoxin Binding Protein-2/VDUP1 in Cancer Prevention: Hiroshi Masutani, Yumiko Nishinaka, Yong-Chul Kim, and Junji YodoiCoenzyme Q10, Free Radicals, and Heart Disease: Yorihiro YamamotoWine, Alcohol, and a Healthy Heart: Dipak K. Das and Nilanjana MaulikDiabetes Treatment by Al
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Antioxidants -- Therapeutic use.
Lifestyles -- Health aspects.
Oxidative stress -- Molecular aspects.
Oxidative stress -- Prevention.
Oxidative Stress -- physiology.
Antioxidants -- metabolism.
Antioxidants -- therapeutic use.
Free Radicals -- metabolism.
Health Behavior.
Life Style.
Form Electronic book
Author Hiramatsu, Midori.
Packer, Lester.
Yoshikawa, Toshikazu, 1947-
ISBN 1420027174 (electronic bk.)
9781420027174 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)