Effects of Rosa canina fruit extract on neutrophil respiratory burst.

  title={Effects of Rosa canina fruit extract on neutrophil respiratory burst.},
  author={Dominique A Daels-Rakotoarison and Bernard Gressier and Francis Trotin and Claude Brunet and Michel Luyckx and Thierry Dine and François Bailleul and Micheline Cazin and J. C. Cazin},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  volume={16 2},
Respiratory burst leads polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) to produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) such as superoxide anions (O(2)(o-)), hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)) which may possess deleterious effects for the organism. Rosa canina fruits are well known to contain a large amount of vitamin C which is antioxidant. This study was focused on the polyphenolics contained in rose hips to evaluate their antioxidative properties. We prepared a rose hip extract deprived… CONTINUE READING
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