Colorectal cancer chemoprevention by trans-resveratrol.

@article{Juan2012ColorectalCC,
  title={Colorectal cancer chemoprevention by trans-resveratrol.},
  author={Maria Em{\'i}lia Juan and Irene Alfaras and Joana Maria Planas},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
  year={2012},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={584-91}
}
trans-Resveratrol (trans-3,4',5-trihydroxystilbene) is a natural phytoalexin present in grapes, red wine, berries and peanuts with health protecting properties. The low oral bioavailability indicated for this polyphenol, with the intestine as a bottleneck to its absorption, has promoted the large intestine as a potential target site for its chemopreventive activity. This review recapitulates the current evidence of the effects of trans-resveratrol on colon cancer. First, we describe the studies… CONTINUE READING
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