Monika Majewska-Wierzbicka

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On the basis of previous in vitro, in vivo and epidemiological studies was found that flavonoids among their many biological and pharmacological properties have a great anticancer potential. High intake of foods rich in these compounds, mainly vegetables and fruits is associated with a low rate of cancer in humans. Flavonoids may act at different stages of(More)
Flavonoids are plant components of the diet. Their daily intake is about 1 g. In Poland the main source of flavonoids is tea, apples and onions. These compounds are characterized by a variety of biological activities and pharmacological effects. Especially important for human health are their antioxidant properties. This paper presents the current state of(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine antioxidant defence mechanisms in the rat and Hymenolepis diminuta after long-term infestation. We determined levels of oxidative stress markers, and activity of antioxidant enzymes in the rat small intestine and in particular parts of H. diminuta. Observed changes in antioxidant enzymes activity in H. diminuta(More)
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