Comparison of anti-inflammatory mechanisms of mango (Mangifera Indica L.) and pomegranate (Punica Granatum L.) in a preclinical model of colitis.

@article{Kim2016ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of anti-inflammatory mechanisms of mango (Mangifera Indica L.) and pomegranate (Punica Granatum L.) in a preclinical model of colitis.},
  author={Hyemee Kim and Nivedita Banerjee and Ivan V. Ivanov and Catherine M Pfent and Kalan R. Prudhomme and William H. Bisson and Roderick H Dashwood and Stephen T Talcott and Susanne U. Mertens-Talcott},
  journal={Molecular nutrition & food research},
  year={2016},
  volume={60 9},
  pages={1912-23}
}
SCOPE Tannin-rich fruits have been evaluated as alternative prevention strategies for colorectal cancer based on their anti-inflammatory properties. This study compared tannin-rich preparations from mango (rich in gallotannins) and pomegranate (rich in ellagitannins) in the dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis model. METHODS AND RESULTS In rats, mango… CONTINUE READING