Natural Antioxidants: Therapeutic Prospects for Cancer and Neurological Diseases

Author(s): J. M. Mates, J. A. Segura, F. J. Alonso, J. Marquez

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 10 , 2009

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An all out war is continuously occurring between oxidants and antioxidants inside the cells. This mini-review will provide an updated revision of the function of some natural compounds having main roles in antioxidant function. We will point on some phytochemicals working at two outstanding targets, tumour cells and neurons.

Keywords: Celastrol, curcumin, flavonoid, polyphenol, proteasome, resveratrol, silymarin

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Year: 2009
Page: [1202 - 1214]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/138955709789055180
Price: $65

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