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Proanthocyanidins (condensed tannins)
Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) are the Heart of the French Paradox
In the USA, the right to mention antioxidant properties on the packaging of products intended for internal use is set to be governed by an official regulation. As of 1997, the FDA plans to restrict such labeling of foodstuffs to products containing vitamin C, vitamin E or beta carotene.( 1) Any consumer buying a product presented as being antioxidative will therefore be entitled to demand that the product contain at least one of these three vitamins.
Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer by Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Is Accompanied by a Decrease in Proliferation and Increase in Apoptosis
Abstract: Effects of proanthocyanidin (PA), procyanidin B-2 (B-2), and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) on azoxymethane (AOM)-induced colonic preneoplastic aberrant crypt foci (ACF) formation were...
Provides information on oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPC), a polyphenolic substance in the plant kingdom. Fruits that contain OPC; Synonyms for OPC; Biochemistry; Mechanisms of action.
Antileishmania and Immunostimulating Activities of Two Dimeric Proanthocyanidins From Khaya senegalensis
Bioassay-guided fractionation of the bark of Khaya senegalensis (Desr.) A. Jus. (Meliaceae) led to the isolation of two dimeric proanthocyanidins, catechin-(4?,6)-catechin (1) and catechin-(4?,8)...