Green and black tea are equally potent stimuli of NO production and vasodilation: new insights into tea ingredients involved

@article{Lorenz2008GreenAB,
  title={Green and black tea are equally potent stimuli of NO production and vasodilation: new insights into tea ingredients involved},
  author={Mario Lorenz and J. Urban and Ulrich H. Engelhardt and Gert Baumann and Karl Stangl and Verena Stangl},
  journal={Basic Research in Cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={104},
  pages={100-110}
}
Epidemiological studies suggest that consumption of tea is associated with beneficial cardiovascular effects. Since different types of tea are consumed throughout the world, a question of much interest is whether green tea is superior to black tea in terms of cardiovascular protection. We therefore compared the effects of green and black tea on nitric oxide (NO) production and vasodilation and elucidated the tea compounds involved. We chose a highly fermented black tea and determined… Expand
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