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Phytochemicals in Health and Disease

Edited by Yongping Bao, Roger Fenwick, IFR, UK 
Marcel Dekker  May 2004  



Hard Cover  384 pages, illustrated  ISBN 9780824740238      £133.00
Discusses the potential of phytochemicals to prevent at least three of the leading causes of death in the United States: cancer, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension.

Responding to the increasing number of scientific reports emphasizing the importance of phytochemicals in disease prevention, this reference describes the function, metabolism, and biological activities of selected phytochemicals and documents their role in the modulation of enzyme activity, adduct formation, and gene expression.

Partial Contents

Nutritional Genomics
Ruan Elliott, James R. Bacon, and Yongping Bao
Methods to Study Bioavailability of Phytochemicals
Birgit Holst and Gary Williamson
Characterization of Polyphenol Metabolites
Andrea J. Day, Joseph Rothwell, and Michael R. A. Morgan
Microarray Profiling of Gene Expression Patterns of Genistein in Tumor Cells
Ching Li and Biehuoy Shieh
Gene Regulatory Activity of Ginkgo Biloba L
Gerald Rimbach, Rainer Cermak, and Siegfried Wolffram
Cancer Chemoprevention with Sulforaphane, a Dietary Isothiocyanate
Yuesheng Zhang
Phytochemicals Protect Against Heterocyclic Amine-Induced DNA Adduct Formation
Yongping Bao and Jim Bacon
Organosulfur-Garlic Compounds and Cancer Prevention
John Milner
Polymethylated Flavonoids: Cancer Preventive and Therapeutic Potentials Derived from Anti-inflammatory- and Drug-Metabolism Modifying Properties
Akira Murakami and Hajime Ohigashi
Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer Chemoprevention by Tea and Tea Polyphenols
Jen-Kun Lin
Dietary Flavonoids and Human Cataract Prevention
Julie Sanderson and Russell Mclauchlan
Phytochemicals and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Potential Roles for Selected Fruits, Herbs, and Spices
Samir Samman
Beneficial Effects of Resveratrol
Ann M. Bode and Zigang Dong
Index

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Marcel Dekker : Summer 2004 : biochemistry : botanicals : disease control : food science : nutraceuticals : nutrition, human : plant science

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