Elena Pichichero

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Honey has long been used in medicine for different purposes. Only recently, however, its antioxidant property and preventive effects against different diseases, such as cancer, have been highlighted. Chrysin (5,7-dihydroxyflavone) is a natural flavone commonly found in acacia honey. It has previously been shown to be an anti-tumor agent. In this study, we(More)
Chrysin (5,7-dihydroxyflavone) is a natural and biologically active compound extracted from honey, plants and propolis. It possesses anti-inflammatory activity, anti-oxidant properties and promotes cell death by perturbing cell cycle progression. In this study, our attention focused on the possible role that chrysin may have as a potential anti-cancer(More)
The aim of this work is to carry out a phytochemical analysis and biological screenings of vegetable extracts from Sida acuta and Malva sylvestris leaves, Castanea sativa and Eucalyptus camaldulensis pollen. Chemical analyses was focused on secondary metabolites, particularly phenolic compounds, which have several roles in the plant physiological processes(More)
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