Studies on health benefits of specific plant components

Green Tea Extracts

Quercetin

  • Serum lipid and blood pressure responses to quercetin vary in overweight patients by apolipoprotein E genotype.
    Egert S, Boesch-Saadatmandi C, Wolffram S, Rimbach G, Müller MJ.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20032478
  • Quercetin's influence on exercise performance and muscle mitochondrial biogenesis.
    Nieman DC, Williams AS, Shanely RA, Jin F, McAnulty SR, Triplett NT, Austin MD, Henson DA.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19927026
  • Antihypertensive effects of the flavonoid quercetin.
    Perez-Vizcaino F, Duarte J, Jimenez R, Santos-Buelga C, Osuna A.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19307694
  • Quercetin reduces blood pressure in hypertensive subjects.
    Edwards RL, Lyon T, Litwin SE, Rabovsky A, Symons JD, Jalili T.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17951477
  • Therapeutic and preventive properties of quercetin in experimental arthritis correlate with decreased macrophage inflammatory mediators.
    Mamani-Matsuda M, Kauss T, Al-Kharrat A, Rambert J, Fawaz F, Thiolat D, Moynet D, Coves S, Malvy D, Mossalayi MD.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16959220
  • Grape polyphenols exert a cardioprotective effect in pre- and postmenopausal women by lowering plasma lipids and reducing oxidative stress.
    Zern TL, Wood RJ, Greene C, West KL, Liu Y, Aggarwal D, Shachter NS, Fernandez ML.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16046716
  • Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases.
    Knekt P, Kumpulainen J, Järvinen R, Rissanen H, Heliövaara M, Reunanen A, Hakulinen T, Aromaa A.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12198000
  • Quercetin glucuronide inhibits cell migration and proliferation by platelet-derived growth factor in vascular smooth muscle cells.
    Ishizawa K, Izawa-Ishizawa Y, Ohnishi S, Motobayashi Y, Kawazoe K, Hamano S, Tsuchiya K, Tomita S, Minakuchi K, Tamaki T.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19202317
  • Quercetin and its derivatives: synthesis, pharmacological uses with special emphasis on anti-tumor properties and prodrug with enhanced bio-availability.
    Hirpara KV, Aggarwal P, Mukherjee AJ, Joshi N, Burman AC.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19199862
  • Quercetin-induced apoptotic cascade in cancer cells: antioxidant versus estrogen receptor alpha-dependent mechanisms.
    Galluzzo P, Martini C, Bulzomi P, Leone S, Bolli A, Pallottini V, Marino M.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19194971
  • Specific Dietary Polyphenols Attenuate Atherosclerosis in Apolipoprotein E-Knockout Mice by Alleviating Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction.
    Loke WM, Proudfoot JM, Hodgson JM, McKinley AJ, Hime N, Magat M, Stocker R, Croft KD.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20093625
  • Quercetin, a flavonoid antioxidant, prevents and protects streptozotocin-induced oxidative stress and beta-cell damage in rat pancreas.
    Coskun O, Kanter M, Korkmaz A, Oter S.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15629256
  • Cardioprotective actions of two bioflavonoids, quercetin and rutin, in experimental myocardial infarction in both normal and streptozotocin-induced type I diabetic rats.
    Annapurna A, Reddy CS, Akondi RB, Rao SR.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19814870

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