Full title: Antioxidant food supplements in human health / edited by Lester Packer, Midori Hiramatsu, Toshikazu Yoshikawa.
Author/creator: Packer, Lester, Yoshikawa, Toshikazu, Hiramatsu, Midori.
Call Numbers: N613.28/61
Record Identifier: 74VvreXr05x3
Contents: xxv, 511 p. : ill. ; 24 cm., Chapter 1. Vitamin E and lung cancer prevention -- 2. Natural antioxidants in the protection against cigarette smoke injury -- 3. Emerging role of nutrition in chronic disease prevention : a look at the data, with an emphasis on vitamin C -- 4. Biological activities of tocotrienols and tocopherols -- 5. Effects of high cholesterol, vitamin E, and probucol on protein kinase C activity and proliferation on smooth muscle cells -- 6. A new function for selenoproteins : peroxynitrite reduction -- 7. Selenium peroxidases in mammalian testis -- 8. Lipoic acid : cell regulatory function and potential therapeutic implications -- 9. Natural sources of lipoic acid in plant and animal tissues -- 10. Determination of protein-bound lipoic acid in tissues by the enzyme recycling method -- 11. Reaction of ubiquinols with nitric oxide -- 12. Coenzyme-Q redox cycle as an endogenous antioxidant -- 13. Carotenoids : occurrence, biochemical activities, and bioavailability -- 14. Dietary carotenoids and their metabolites as potentoially useful chemoprotective agents against cancer-- 15. Cancer prevention by natural carotenoids -- 16. Screening of phenolics and flavonoids for antioxidant activity -- 17. Dietary flavonoids as plasma antioxidants on lipid peroxidation : significance of metabolic conversion -- 18. Flavonoids in foods -- 19. Dietary flavonoids and interaction with physiologic antioxidants -- 20. From ancient pine bark uses to pycnogenol -- 21. Procyanidins from pinus maritima bark : antioxidant activity, effects on the immune system, and modulation of nitrogen monozide metabolism -- 22. Antioxidant properties of ginkgo biloba extract : EGb 761 -- 23. Downregulation of agonist-induced nitric oxide synthesis and cell-cell adhesion by ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761 : therapeutic efficacy in circulatory disorders -- 24. Reactive oxygen species increase neutrophil adherence to endothelial cells and activate tyrosine phosphorylation of cytoskeleton proteins -- 25. Natural phenolic antioxidants and their impact on health -- 26. Antioxidants in herbs : polyphenols -- 27. Mixed Japanese herbs and age-related neuronal functions -- 28. Actions of tea polyphenols in oral hygiene -- 29. The food industry and functional foods : tea antioxidants and cardiovascular disease -- 30. Antioxidant properties of crassostera gigas oyster extract -- 31. Superoxide radical scavenging activity of uyaku (Lindera strychnifolia), a natural extract used in traditional medicine -- 32. Biological effects of the fermentation product of Carica papaya (bio-normalizer).J0.
Publishers: San Diego : Academic Press, c1999.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
MMS ID: 991011483809702626