Cardiovascular effects of flavonoids are not caused only by direct antioxidant activity.

@article{Mladnka2010CardiovascularEO,
  title={Cardiovascular effects of flavonoids are not caused only by direct antioxidant activity.},
  author={Přemysl Mladěnka and Libu{\vs}e Zatloukalov{\'a} and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Filipsk{\'y} and Radom{\'i}r Hrdina},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={
          963-75
        }
}
Epidemiological, as well as most in vivo, studies suggest that flavonoids have a positive influence on various cardiovascular diseases. Traditionally, these effects were only attributed to their antioxidant activity, which has been extensively studied. Apart from the direct antioxidant properties, which include direct reactive oxygen species scavenging activity and transient metal chelation, this review reports on many other effects that in pharmacologically achievable concentrations may also… CONTINUE READING
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