Special Issue: Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food I

Edited by

Jianbo Xiao (University of Macau, Taipa, Macau)

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Special Issue: Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food I

Published: June 2017

Volume 1398

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Cytoprotective effects of dietary flavonoids against cadmium-induced toxicity

Xia Li, Xinwei Jiang, Jianxia Sun, Cuijuan Zhu, Xiaoling Li, Lingmin Tian, Liu Liu and Weibin Bai


Isolation, structure, and bioactivities of polysaccharides from Cyclocarya paliurus(Batal.) Iljinskaja

Qiqiong Li, Jielun Hu, Jianhua Xie, Shaoping Nie and Ming-Yong Xie


Annona species (Annonaceae): a rich source of potential antitumor agents?

Rosa Tundis, Jianbo Xiao and Monica R Loizzo


Inhibition of hazardous compound formation in muscle foods by antioxidative phytophenols

Youling L. Xiong


C-type starches and their derivatives: structure and function

Zebin Guo, Xiangze Jia, Beibei Zhao, Shaoxiao Zeng, Jianbo Xiao and Baodong Zheng


The healthy effects of strawberry bioactive compounds on molecular pathways related to chronic diseases

Francesca Giampieri, Tamara Y. Forbes-Hernandez, Massimiliano Gasparrini, Sadia Afrin, Danila Cianciosi, Patricia Reboredo-Rodriguez, Alfonso Varela-Lopez, Jose L. Quiles, Bruno Mezzetti and Maurizio Battino


Photooxidation of phytochemicals in food and control: a review

Baiyi Lu and Yajing Zhao


Beneficial effects of ginger Zingiber officinale Roscoe on obesity and metabolic syndrome: a review

Jing Wang, Weixin Ke, Rui Bao, Xiaosong Hu and Fang Chen


Protective influence of healthful nutrition on mechanisms of environmental pollutant toxicity and disease risks

Jessie B. Hoffman and Bernhard Hennig


Cucurbit[7]uril: an emerging candidate for pharmaceutical excipients

Kit Ieng Kuok, Shengke Li, Ian W. Wyman and Ruibing Wang


Structure, bioactivity, and synthesis of methylated flavonoids

Lingrong Wen, Yueming Jiang, Jiali Yang, Yupeng Zhao, Miaomiao Tian and Bao Yang


Characterizing Alzheimer's disease through metabolomics and investigating anti-Alzheimer's disease effects of natural products

Lunzhao Yi, Wenbin Liu, Zhe Wang, Dabing Ren and Weijun Peng


Actions of quercetin, a flavonoid, on ion transporters: its physiological roles

Yoshinori Marunaka


Flavonoids as modulators of metabolic enzymes and drug transporters

Anca Miron, Ana Clara Aprotosoaie, Adriana Trifan and Jianbo Xiao