(+)-Catechin protects dermal fibroblasts against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis

@inproceedings{Tanigawa2014CatechinPD,
  title={(+)-Catechin protects dermal fibroblasts against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis},
  author={Tomoko Tanigawa and Shigeyuki Kanazawa and Ryoko Ichibori and Takashi Fujiwara and Takuya Magome and Kenta Shingaki and Shingo Miyata and Yuki Hata and Koichi Tomita and Ken Matsuda and Tateki Kubo and Masaya Tohyama and Kenji Yano and Ko Hosokawa},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Oxidative stress has been suggested as a mechanism underlying skin aging, as it triggers apoptosis in various cell types, including fibroblasts, which play important roles in the preservation of healthy, youthful skin. Catechins, which are antioxidants contained in green tea, exert various actions such as anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-cancer actions. In this study, we investigated the effect of (+)-catechin on apoptosis induced by oxidative stress in fibroblasts… CONTINUE READING
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