Bioavailability of Quercetin From Berries and the Diet


Abstract: Berries are a rich source of various polyphenols, including the flavonoid quercetin. In this article, the results of three intervention studies investigating the bioavailability of quer...

Quercetin: more energy, fewer allergies


The article examines the health benefits of the antioxidant flavonoid quercetin, which is found in capers, buckwheat and apples. Research shows that quercetin increases endurance in athletes and ...

Quercetin Induces Necrosis and Apoptosis in SCC-9 Oral Cancer Cells


Abstract: Evidence has accumulated that dietary polyphenols, in particular, flavonoids, have protective effects against oral cancer. In this study, we have examined the effects of quercetin, a ma...

Suppression of Intestinal Crypt Cell Proliferation and Aberrant Crypt Foci by Dietary Quercetin in Rats


Quercetin inhibits proliferation of human gastric and colonic cancer cells in vitro by suppressing mitosis and increasing apoptosis. Quercetin might therefore act as an anticarcinogen in the alim...

Protection by Quercetin Against Cooking Oil Fumes-Induced DNA Damage in Human Lung Adenocarcinoma CL-3 Cells: Role of COX-2


Epidemiological studies have shown that the incidence of lung cancer was associated with exposure to cooking oil fumes (COF) in nonsmoking Taiwanese women. We suspect that quercetin may be a pote...

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