Hyungeun Yoon

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Apples are one of the largest contributors of fruit phenolics of all fruits consumed by Americans and contain a variety of bioactive compounds, which have health benefits. Consumption of apples has been linked to reduced risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Apple extracts have been shown to have the capabilities of inhibiting(More)
Nuclear factor kappaB (NF-kappaB) is a transcription factor, which plays an important role in inflammation, cell proliferation, apoptosis, and immunity in eukaryotes. In cancer cells, NF-kappaB induces resistance to anticancer chemotherapeutic agents by increasing cell proliferation and inhibiting apoptosis. Therefore, inhibition of NF-kappaB activation in(More)
In recent decades, romaine lettuce has been one of the fastest growing vegetables with respect to its consumption and production. An understanding is needed of the effect of major phenolic phytochemicals from romaine lettuce on biological protection for neuron-like PC-12 cells. Phenolics in fresh romaine lettuce were extracted, and then its total phenolics(More)
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