This review is a brief but comprehensive overview on the multi-target profile of
oleocanthal, an extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) phenol corresponding to the (-)-decarboxymethylligstroside
aglycone, speculating about its potential in the prevention and/or treatment of various
diseases, such as neurodegeneration, inflammation and cancer.
Keywords: Olive oil, oleocanthal, biological targets, multi-pharmacological effect, cancer, inflammation, neurodegeneration.
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