Intravenous Administration of Lycopene, a Tomato Extract, Protects against Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.

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BACKGROUND Oral uptake of lycopene has been shown to be beneficial for preventing myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury. However, the strong first-pass metabolism of lycopene influences its bioavailability and impedes its clinic application. In this study, we determined an intravenous (IV) administration dose of lycopene protects against myocardial… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/nu8030138

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@article{Tong2016IntravenousAO, title={Intravenous Administration of Lycopene, a Tomato Extract, Protects against Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.}, author={Chao Tong and Chuan Peng and Lianlian Wang and Li Zhang and Xiaotao Yang and Ping Xu and Jinjin Li and Thibaut D. J. Delplancke and Hua Zhang and Hongbo Qi}, journal={Nutrients}, year={2016}, volume={8 3}, pages={138} }