TITLE

POLYPHEISIOLS IN THE TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE AND ACUTE PANCREATITIS

AUTHOR(S)
Shapiro, Haim; Singer, Pierre; Halpern, Zamir; Bruck, Rafael
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Mar2007, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p426
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses the four polyphenols (PPL), such as resveratrol, epigallocatechin gallate, curcumin and quercetin, with established anti-inflammatory properties. It is mentioned that diseases such as inflammatory colitis and acute pancreatitis are some of the conditions which are prevented by the polyphenols. Polyphenolic substances belong to an ill-defined group of secondary plant metabolites called phytochemicals or bioactive compounds. PPL are powerful free radical scavengers in vitro.
ACCESSION #
24528578

 

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