Luteolin: Natural Occurrences, Therapeutic Applications and Health Effects


Alexis J. Dwight (Editor)

Series: Plant Science Research and Practices
BISAC: NAT045020

Luteolin belongs to a group of naturally occurring compounds called flavonoids that are found widely in the plant kingdom. Luteolin is widely present in many fruits, vegetables and medicinal herbs. It has many beneficial health effects, including antioxidant, anti–inflammatory, anti–proliferative, proapoptotic, and anti–angiogenic. This book discusses the natural occurrences of luteolin, as well as the therapeutic applications and health effects.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – The Antioxidant Property of Luteolin and Its Correlation among Antimicrobial, Hemolytic, and Antiproliferative Activities (pp. 1-16)
Marcelo Gonzaga de Freitas Araújo and Tais Maria Bauab (Universidade Federal de São João Del-Rei, Campus Centro Oeste – Dona Lindu. Rua Sebastião Gonçalves Coelho, Chanadour, Divinópolis, MG, CP, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 2 – Heath Effects of Luteolin: New Findings in Anticancer and Cardiovascular Activity (pp. 17-72)
Gao Jian-Li and Su Jie (Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Binwen Road, Binjiang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China)

Chapter 3 – Electroanalytical Determinations of Luteolin (pp. 73-100)
Alvaro Yamil Tesio, Sebastián Noel Robledo, Adrian Marcelo Granero, Héctor Fernández, and María Alicia Zon (INQUIMAE (CONICET), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 4 – Luteolin: Cyto-Genotoxic Effects on Normal Cells (pp. 101-108)
Laura Noelia Cariddi, Ivana Dalila Montironi and Maria Carola Sabini (Departamento de Microbiología e Inmunología, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Río Cuarto, Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina, and others)


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