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Propolis and the immune system: a review.
  • J. M. Sforcin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 15 August 2007
Propolis has been used empirically for centuries and it was always mentioned as an immunomodulatory agent. In recent years, in vitro and in vivo assays provided new information concerning itsExpand
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Propolis: is there a potential for the development of new drugs?
INTRODUCTION Propolis has plenty of biological and pharmacological properties and its mechanisms of action have been widely investigated in the last years, using different experimental models inExpand
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Seasonal effect on Brazilian propolis antibacterial activity.
The behavior of microorganisms towards the antibiotic action of propolis has been widely investigated. Since reports dealing with seasonal effect on propolis activity are not available, this assayExpand
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Propolis and its constituent caffeic acid suppress LPS-stimulated pro-inflammatory response by blocking NF-κB and MAPK activation in macrophages.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Propolis is a bee product with numerous biological and pharmacological properties, such as immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activities. It has been used in folkExpand
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Biological Properties and Therapeutic Applications of Propolis
  • J. M. Sforcin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 1 June 2016
Propolis is a resinous material collected by bees from bud and exudates of the plants, mixed with bee enzymes, pollen and wax. In this review, the biological properties of propolis and someExpand
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Polymerase chain reaction detection of enterotoxins genes in coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from Brazilian Minas cheese.
For a long time, Staphylococcus aureus has been always thought to be the only pathogenic species among Staphylococcus, while coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) were classified as contaminantExpand
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Phytochemical Evidence for the Plant Origin of Brazilian Propolis from São Paulo State
Abstract Propolis and plant secretions from three species, most frequently mentioned as botanical sources of the bee glue in Brazil (Baccharis dracunculifolia, Araucaria angustifolia and EucalyptusExpand
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Propolis: Effect of different concentrations, extracts and intake period on seric biochemical variables.
Propolis is a resinous substance produced by honeybees that possesses many biological activities, such as antitumor, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and immunomodulatory, among others.Expand
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Seasonal variations of the chemical composition of Brazilian propolis
Institute of Organic Chemistry Centre of Phytochemistry Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia
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Cytotoxic constituents of propolis inducing anticancer effects: a review
Objectives  Propolis is a honeybee product used extensively in traditional medicine for its antioxidant, anti‐inflammatory, immunomodulatory and anticancer effects. Propolis exhibits a broad spectrumExpand
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