Anti-angiogenic activity of resveratrol, a natural compound from medicinal plants


Resveratrol (3,4?,5-trihydroxy- trans -stilbene), a naturally occurring phytoalexin found in grapes and wine, possesses cancer-preventive activity. Angiogenesis is a crucial step in the growth an...

What Dose of Resveratrol Should Humans Take?


The article discusses the right dosage of resveratrol for humans. The Life Extension Foundation reports that a dose of 10-fold lower than that used in the Harvard University study is favorable. A...

Brain Blood Flow Possibly Boosted By Resveratrol


The article reports on research which was conducted by David Kennedy of the Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre at Northumbria University and found that high levels of the polyphenol...

Differential Expression of Genes Induced by Resveratrol in Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines


Abstract: The phytoalexin, trans-resveratrol (RES), is a polyphenolic compound found in plants and fruits that seems to have a wide spectrum of biological activities. It has been found to possess...

Resveratrol induces apoptosis and differentiation in acute promyelocytic leukemia (NB4) cells


Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxy- trans -stilbene) is a naturally occurring phytoalexin found in grapes and wine, and has been reported to exert a variety of important pharmacological effects. We h...

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