Lack of synergistic interaction between quercetin and catechin in systemic and pulmonary vascular smooth muscle.

@article{Menndez2011LackOS,
  title={Lack of synergistic interaction between quercetin and catechin in systemic and pulmonary vascular smooth muscle.},
  author={Carmen Men{\'e}ndez and Rosario Jim{\'e}nez and Laura Moreno and Pilar Molina Galindo and {\'A}ngel Cogolludo and Juan Duarte and Francisco Perez-Vizcaino},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 9},
  pages={
          1287-93
        }
}
Due to their ubiquitous distribution, flavonoids from different classes are commonly present together in foods. However, little is known about the interactions between them. The flavonol quercetin and the flavan-3-ol (+)-catechin are among the most abundant flavonoids in the diet. In the present study, we have analysed the interactions between these two flavonoids on vascular function using two pure compounds and mixtures of these flavonoids in 1:0·1, 1:1 or 1:10 proportions. Quercetin induced… 

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