Monday, April 2, 2007

The pro-oxidant activity of quercetin does not lead to DNA damage in vivo

Papież M., Cierniak A., Ostafin W., Piskuła M. K., Kapiszewska M.

Quercetin can exert anti- or pro-oxidant action in mammals. Its activity depends on the time of action and the doses used. Long-term administration of quercetin may induce pro-oxidant activity in rats, which - in turn - may lead to DNA damage...

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