Pervaiz, Shazib Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University Medical Institutes, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
- Occurrence and Chemistry
- Biological Activity and Beneficial Effects
- Potential cardioprotective effects
- Neuroprotective effects
- Immunomodulatory activity
- Cancer preventive activity: regulation of cell growth and proliferation
- Additional Readings
The last two decades have seen an unprecedented interest in understanding the medicinal properties of naturally occurring compounds. A wide variety of these agents are under scrutiny for their clinical potential in disease prevention and treatment. Among these compounds is a family of plant antibiotics (phytoalexins) named viniferin whose members exhibit strong antifungal properties. One remarkable compound in this family is resveratrol (RSV).
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