Antioxidant Activities and Anti-Cancer Cell Proliferation Properties of Natsuhaze (Vaccinium oldhamii Miq.), Shashanbo (V. bracteatum Thunb.) and Blueberry Cultivars

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Tsuda, Hirotoshi; Kunitake, Hisato; Kawasaki-Takaki, Ryoko; Nishiyama, Kazuo; Yamasaki, Masao; Komatsu, Haruki; Yukizaki, Chizuko;
(2013)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Plants,volume 2,issue 1,pages57-71 (issn: 2223-7747, eissn: 2223-7747)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4844293, doi: 10.3390/plants2010057
  • Subject: <i>V. virgatum</i> | Vaccinium corymbosum | fruit | HL-60 human leukemia cells | Botany | QK1-989 | anthocyanin | polyphenol | <i>Vaccinium corymbosum</i> | V. virgatum | Article

Antioxidants are abundant in blueberries, and while there are many studies concerning the bioactive compound of fruit, it is only recently that the wild Vaccinium species has attracted attention for their diverse and abundant chemical components. The aim of this study w... View more
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