Targeting Resveratrol to Mitochondria for Cardiovascular Diseases

Author(s): Enguo Fan, Kai Zhang

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery (Discontinued)

Volume 5 , Issue 2 , 2010

Abstract:

Resveratrol, a naturally occurring phytopolyphenol compound, has attracted extensive interest in recent years because of its diverse pharmacological characteristics. Considering the central role of mitochondria in cell signaling, growth and death, in the present paper we have tried to summarize the present data including patents and discuss the beneficial effects of resveratrol on cardiovascular diseases from the mitochondria perspective.

Keywords: Mitochondria, resveratrol, cardiovascular diseases

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2010
Page: [97 - 102]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157489010791515368
Price: $100

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