Antiplatelet activity of hesperetin, a bioflavonoid, is mainly mediated by inhibition of PLC-gamma2 phosphorylation and cyclooxygenase-1 activity.


Diet can be one of the most important factors that influence risks for atherothrombotic diseases. Hesperetin included in grapefruits and oranges is one candidate that may benefit the cardiovascular system. Here, we investigated antiplatelet activity of hesperetin in vitro. In addition, possible antiplatelet mechanism was also investigated. Hesperetin… (More)


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