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Tea catechins protect against lead-induced cytotoxicity, lipid peroxidation, and membrane fluidity in HepG2 cells.
- Liuji Chen, X. Yang, H. Jiao, B. Zhao
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Toxicological sciences : an official journal of…
- 1 September 2002
Recent studies have shown that lead causes oxidative stress by inducing the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reducing the antioxidant defense system of cells. This suggests that… Expand
Tea catechins protect against lead-induced ROS formation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and calcium dysregulation in PC12 cells.
Recent studies have shown that lead causes oxidative stress by inducing the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reducing the antioxidant defense system of cells, which suggests that… Expand
Effect of tea catechins on the change of glutathione levels caused by Pb(++) in PC12 cells.
Our previous research showed that tea catechins could significantly increase the viability of lead-exposed PC12 cells. Whereas the cellular thiol status is known to be responsible for protecting… Expand
Scavenging effects of tea catechins on superoxide and hydroxy radical by Tea catechins
- J. I. Park, Liuji Chen, Xianqiang Yang, Shengrong Shen, Yuefei Wang, B. H. Ryu
- 1 February 2002
Tea catechins, the most important compounds in tea polyphenols, can efficiently scavenge superoxide anion free-radical (O₂-·), hydroxyl radical. (·OH) The mechanism of scavenging active oxygen free… Expand
Research progress on the antimutagenic mechanism of tea extract and tea polyphenols
The antimutagenese of tea extract and tea polyphenols have been testified fully in home and overseas study. The antimutagenic mechanism, which includes Bio-antimutagenese, Desmutagenese,… Expand