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Use of grape polyphenols against carcinogenesis: Putative molecular mechanisms of action using in vitro and in vivo test systems
(Journal of Medicinal Food, 2013-03-01) [Artigo]
Polyphenols are present in foods and beverages and are related to sensorial qualities such as color, bitterness, and astringency, which are relevant in wine, tea, grape juice, and other products. These compounds occur ...
Effects of Ginkgo biloba on chemically-induced mammary tumors in rats receiving tamoxifen
(BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013-05-01) [Artigo]
Background: Ginkgo biloba extract (GbE) is used extensively by breast cancer patients undergoing treatment with Tamoxifen (TAM). Thus, the present study investigated the effects of GbE in female Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats ...
Lack of protective effects of zinc gluconate against rat colon carcinogenesis
(Nutrition and Cancer, 2013-05-01) [Artigo]
Zinc has been proposed as a promising chemopreventive candidate against colon cancer. However, few studies on the potential beneficial effects of this trace element on cancer chemoprevention are available. The present study ...
Farming technology, biochemistry characterization, and protective effects of culinary-medicinal mushrooms Agaricus brasiliensis S. Wasser et al. and Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer: Five years of research in Brazil
(International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 2005-07-04) [Artigo]
The biotechnology, biochemical characterization, and protective effects of the himematsutake and shiitake mushrooms were studied for the Thematic Project, from 1998 to 2003. A new species, Agaricus Brasiliens is Wasser et ...