Resveratrol exerts pharmacological preconditioning by activating PGC-1alpha.

@article{Tan2008ResveratrolEP,
  title={Resveratrol exerts pharmacological preconditioning by activating PGC-1alpha.},
  author={Lorwai Tan and Jintai Yu and Hua-shi Guan},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={664-7}
}
Resveratrol (RSV), a polyphenol phytoalexin abundantly found in grape skins and in wines, is currently the focus of intense research as a pharmacological preconditioning agent in kidney, heart, and brain from ischemic injury. However, the exact molecular mechanism of RSV preconditioning remains obscure. The data from current studies indicate that pharmacological preconditioning with RSV were attributed to its role as intracellular antioxidant, anti-inflammatory agent, its ability to induce… CONTINUE READING

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