Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum) leaf extracts protect against Aβ-induced cytotoxicity and cognitive impairment.

@article{Jeong2013BlueberryV,
  title={Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum) leaf extracts protect against Aβ-induced cytotoxicity and cognitive impairment.},
  author={Hee Rok Jeong and Yu Na Jo and Ji Hee Jeong and Hyeon Ju Kim and Man-Jo Kim and Ho Jin Heo},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={968-76}
}
The ethylacetate (EtOAc) fraction of blueberry leaf extract was investigated to examine the in vivo antiamnesic effects against amyloid β protein (Aβ)-induced learning and memory deficit. The fraction showed the highest antioxidant activities, and the generation of intracellular reactive oxygen species was significantly decreased. Cell viability assays… CONTINUE READING