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Phytochemicals : mechanisms of action

Author: Mark S Meskin
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Addresses the roles of phytochemicals in disease prevention and health promotion. This text links diets rich in plant-derived compounds with decreased risk of chronic degenerative diseases. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Pomona (2002)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Meskin
ISBN: 0849316723 9780849316722
OCLC Number: 52860101
Notes: "The Fourth International Phytochemical Conference, "Phytochemicals: mechanisms of action," took place on the campus of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, on October 21 through 22, 2002"--Preface.
Description: 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Absorption and metabolism of anthocyanins and other phenolics in human subjects / Ronald L. Prior --
Absorption and metabolism of the dietary phytochemical, quercetin / Gary Williamson --
Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of green tea catechins / H-H. Sherry Chow --
The importance of in vivo metabolism of polyphenols and their biological action / Stephen Barnes --
Cancer prevention by phytochemicals, modulation of cell cycle / Diane F. Birt --
Cancer chemoprevention by phytopolyphenols including flavanoids and flavonoids through modulating signal transduction pathways / Jen-Kun Lin --
Gene regulation by glucosinolate hydrolysis products / Elizabeth H. Jeffery --
Healthy food vs. phytosterol fortified foods for primary prevention of coronary artery disease / Douglas S. Lewis --
Vascular effects of resveratrol / Joseph M. Wu --
Development of a mixture of dietary carotenoids as cancer chemopreventive agents: C57BL/6J mice as a useful animal model for efficacy studies with carotenoids / Frederick Khachik --
Chemoprevention of colon cancer by curcumin / Bandaru S. Rdddy.
Responsibility: edited by Mark S. Meskin [and others].
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