Increase of stress resistance and lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans by quercetin.

  title={Increase of stress resistance and lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans by quercetin.},
  author={Andreas Kampkoetter and Claudia Timpel and Ruben Felix Zurawski and Sven Ruhl and Yvonni Chovolou and Peter Proksch and Wim W{\"a}tjen},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology},
  volume={149 2},
The health beneficial effects of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables are, at least in part, attributed to polyphenols that are present in many herbal edibles. Although many in vitro studies revealed a striking variety of biochemical and pharmacological properties data about the beneficial effects of polyphenols in whole organisms, especially with respect to ageing, are quite limited. We used the well established model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to elucidate the protective effects of… CONTINUE READING


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