Kaempferol: Chemistry, Natural Occurrences and Health Benefits

Garion Villers (Editor)
Yves Fougere (Editor)

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

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Kaempferol is a flavonol that is relatively abundant in various plants and some edible berries. These compounds have antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, antihypertensive, lipolytic and anti-cancer effects. In this book, the authors discuss the chemistry, natural occurrences and health benefits of kaempferol. Topics include the effect of cyclodextrins complexation on the properties of kaempferol; kaempferitrin and kaempferol as nutraceutical compounds contributing to glucose homeostasis by acting at multiple biological sites; distribution of kaempferol glycosides and their function in plants; analytical approaches for kaempferol determination; chemoprotective effects of kaempferol in colorectal tumorigenesis; multipotent flavonoid kaempferol as molecular targets and mechanism of action in nanotechnology applications in cancer and human health; metal complexes of kaempferol and their speciation in human plasma; the action of kaempferol on oral cavity cancer and airway secretion; kaempferol as it regulates intestinal tight junction permeability; and identification of kaempferol in historical textiles. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

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Biological Activities of Kaempferol: Effect of Cyclodextrins Complexation on the Properties of Kaempferol
(M.T. Mercader-Ros, C. Lucas-Abellán, M.I. Fortea, A. Serrano-Martínez, J.A. Gabaldón, E. Núñez-Delicado, Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, San Antonio Catholic University, Murcia, Spain)

Kaempferol and Kaempferitrin: Nutraceutical Compounds Contribute to Glucose Homeostasis by Acting at Multiple Biological Sites
(Fatima Regina Mena Barreto Silva, Leila Zanatta, Marisa Jadna Silva Frederico, Moacir Geraldo Pizzolatti, Angela Machado de Campos, Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitário, Bairro Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil, and others)

Distribution of Kaempferol Glycosides and their Function in Plants
(Tsukasa Iwashina, Yoshinori Murai, Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Scieince, Tsukuba, Japan, and others)

Analytical Approaches for Kaempferol Determination
(Ondrej Biba, Miroslav Strnad, Jiri Gruz, Centre of the Region Hana for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, and others)

Chemoprotective Effects of Kaempferol in Colorectal Tumorigenesis
(Gerd Bobe, Matthew Young, Elaine Lanza, Amanda J. Cross, Nancy H. Colburn, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Oregon, USA, and others)

Multipotent Flavonoid Kaempferol: Molecular Targets and Mechanism of Action and Nanotechnology Applications in Cancer and Human Health
(Allen Y. Chen, Yi Charlie Chen, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, and others)

Metal Complexes of Kaempferol and their Speciation in Human Plasma
(Andrija Ciric, Ivan Jakovljevic, Milica Cvijovic, Milena Jelikic-Stankov, Predrag Djurdjevic, Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, and others)

The Action of Kaempferol on Oral Cavity Cancer and Airway Secretion
(Kyung-Su Kim, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Human Barrier Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea)

Kaempferol Regulates Intestinal Tight Junction Permeability
(Takuya Suzuki, Department of Biofunctional Science and Technology, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan)

Identification of Kaempferol in Historical Textiles: A Case Study on Textiles of Byzantine Origin
(Dimitrios Mantzouris, Ioannis Karapanagiotis, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Center, Ormylia, Greece, and others)

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