A-type cranberry proanthocyanidins and uropathogenic bacterial anti-adhesion activity.

  title={A-type cranberry proanthocyanidins and uropathogenic bacterial anti-adhesion activity.},
  author={A. Brazier Howell and J. David Reed and Christian G. Krueger and Ranee Winterbottom and David G Cunningham and Marge Leahy},
  volume={66 18},
Clinical, epidemiological and mechanistic studies support the role of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) in maintaining urinary tract health. Cranberry proanthocyanidins contain A-type linkages and have been associated with preventing adhesion of P-fimbriated uropathogenic Escherichia coli to uroepithelial cells. It is not known if the presence of the A-type linkage is a prerequisite for anti-adhesion activity. Other commercial sources of proanthocyanidins with all B-type linkages have not… CONTINUE READING

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