publication . Article . 2005

Dietary flavonoids as intracellular substrate for an erythrocyte trans-plasma membrane oxidoreductase activity

Fiorani, Mara; Accorsi, Augusto;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2005
Abstract
The plasma membrane oxidoreductase (PMOR) activity, which mainly utilises ascorbate as intracellular electron donor, represents a major mechanism for cell-dependent reduction of extracellular oxidants and might be an important process used by the erythrocytes to keep a reduced plasma environment. We previously reported that in human erythrocytes, myricetin and quercetin act as intracellular substrates of a PMOR showing a novel mechanism whereby these flavonoids could exert beneficial effects under oxidative stress conditions. Here, we evaluated the ability of different flavonoids (quercetin, myricetin, morin, kaempferol, fisetin, catechin, luteolin, apigenin, ac...
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Medical Subject Headings: heterocyclic compoundsfood and beverages
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