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Lorena Martínez et al.
Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland), 8(4) (2019-04-17)
Natural extracts (rich in bioactive compounds) that can be obtained from the leaves, peels and seeds, such as the studied extracts of Pomegranate (P), Rosemary (RA, Nutrox OS (NOS) and Nutrox OVS (NOVS)), and olive (Olea europaea) extracts rich in...
Dobroslawa Bialonska et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 140(2-3), 175-182 (2010-05-11)
We have examined the gut bacterial metabolism of pomegranate by-product (POMx) and major pomegranate polyphenols, punicalagins, using pH-controlled, stirred, batch culture fermentation systems reflective of the distal region of the human large intestine. Incubation of POMx or punicalagins with faecal...
Navindra P Seeram et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 136(10), 2481-2485 (2006-09-22)
Ellagitannins (ETs) from pomegranate juice (PJ) are reported to have numerous biological properties, but their absorption and metabolism in humans are poorly understood. To investigate the pharmacokinetics of pomegranate ETs, 18 healthy volunteers were given 180 mL of PJ concentrate...
Aranya Manosroi et al.
Natural product research, 24(20), 1915-1926 (2010-11-26)
The aqueous extract of galls from Terminalia chebula Retz. (Combretaceae) was fractionated on Diaion and refractionated on octadecyl silica column. Six phenolic compounds were isolated and identified as gallic acid (1), punicalagin (2), isoterchebulin (3), 1,3,6-tri-O-galloyl-β-D-glucopyranose (4), chebulagic acid (5)...
Baosheng Chen et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 305(10), E1274-E1280 (2013-10-03)
Oxidative stress is associated with placental dysfunction and suboptimal pregnancy outcomes. Therapeutic interventions to limit placental injury from oxidative stress are lacking. Punicalagin is an ellagitannin and a potent antioxidant in pomegranate juice. We showed that both pomegranate juice and...
Gaihua Qin et al.
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 91(6), 1108-1128 (2017-06-28)
Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is a perennial fruit crop grown since ancient times that has been planted worldwide and is known for its functional metabolites, particularly punicalagins. We have sequenced and assembled the pomegranate genome with 328 Mb anchored into nine pseudo-chromosomes and annotated 29 229...
Liang-Tzung Lin et al.
Journal of virology, 85(9), 4386-4398 (2011-02-11)
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) is a common human pathogen that causes lifelong latent infection of sensory neurons. Non-nucleoside inhibitors that can limit HSV-1 recurrence are particularly useful in treating immunocompromised individuals or cases of emerging acyclovir-resistant strains of herpesvirus....
Xian Cheng et al.
Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie, 103, 490-498 (2018-04-21)
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common endocrine carcinoma. Our previous study revealed that punicalagin (PUN), an active component from pomegranate, triggered autophagic cell death and DNA damage response (DDR) in papillary thyroid carcinoma BCPAP cells. But the detailed...
Baosheng Chen et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 302(9), E1142-E1152 (2012-03-01)
The human placenta is key to pregnancy outcome, and the elevated oxidative stress present in many complicated pregnancies contributes to placental dysfunction and suboptimal pregnancy outcomes. We tested the hypothesis that pomegranate juice, which is rich in polyphenolic antioxidants, limits...
Lalida Rojanathammanee et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 143(5), 597-605 (2013-03-08)
Alzheimer disease (AD) brain is characterized by extracellular plaques of amyloid β (Aβ) peptide with reactive microglia. This study aimed to determine whether a dietary intervention could attenuate microgliosis. Memory was assessed in 12-mo-old male amyloid precursor protein/presenilin 1 (APP/PS1)...
Young Eun Kim et al.
Neuropharmacology, 117, 21-32 (2017-01-31)
Neuroinflammation is significant in the pathogenesis and development of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Previously, we showed lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced neuroinflammation caused memory impairment. We investigated the possible preventive effects of punicalagin (PUN), a component of pomegranate, on memory deficiency caused by LPS...
Eliana Harue Endo et al.
Research in microbiology, 161(7), 534-540 (2010-06-15)
Activity-guided repeated fractionation of crude hydro alcoholic extract prepared from the fruit peel of Punica granatum on a silica-gel column yielded a compound that exhibited strong antifungal activity against Candida spp. Based on spectral analyses, the compound was identified as...
Ayako Saruwatari et al.
Journal of medicinal food, 11(4), 623-628 (2008-12-05)
Several fruit juices have been reported to cause food-drug interactions, mainly affecting cytochrome P450 activity; however, little is known about the effects of fruit juices on conjugation reactions. Among several fruit juices tested (apple, peach, orange, pineapple, grapefruit, and pomegranate)...
Dinorah Jean-Gilles et al.
Chemico-biological interactions, 205(2), 90-99 (2013-07-09)
Cartilage destruction is a crucial process in arthritis and is characterized by the degradation of cartilage proteins, proteoglycans, and type II collagen (CII), which are embedded within the extracellular matrix. While proteoglycan loss can be reversed, the degradation of CII...
Ganesh Diwakar et al.
Fitoterapia, 83(6), 989-995 (2012-06-21)
In an effort to find botanicals containing polyphenolic compounds with the capacity to inhibit melanin biosynthesis, we identified a novel combination of Siberian larch (Larix sibirica) extract, standardized to 80% taxifolin, and pomegranate fruit (Punica granatum) extract, containing 20% punicalagins...
Ira Glazer et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 60(19), 4841-4848 (2012-04-27)
Aqueous extracts of pomegranate peels were assayed in vitro for their antifungal activity against six rot fungi that cause fruit and vegetable decay during storage. The growth rates of Alternaria alternata , Stemphylium botryosum , and Fusarium spp. were significantly...
Pedro Mena et al.
Food chemistry, 141(3), 2122-2129 (2013-07-23)
Juices prepared from arils of 'Mollar' pomegranates were analysed for naturally occurring microorganisms, CIE Lab colour parameters, total phenols, anthocyanins and punicalagins, ellagic acid content and antioxidant capacity before and after low-, mild- and high-temperature pasteurisations (LTPs, MTPs and HTPs):...
Manjuan Liu et al.
Fitoterapia, 80(6), 369-373 (2009-05-19)
Phytochemical investigation of the stem bark of Terminalia mollis afforded friedelin (1), catechin with epicatechin (2), gallocatechin with epigallocatechin (3) and 3-O-methylellagic acid 4'-O-alpha-rhamnopyranoside (4). Arjunolic acid with 2alpha, 3beta, 23-trihydroxy-urs-12-en-28-oic acid (5), 2alpha-hydroxyursolic acid (6), gallic acid (7), chebulanin...
Ioanna Korovila et al.
Molecular nutrition & food research, 64(20), e2000816-e2000816 (2020-09-13)
Several studies show that excessive lipid intake can cause hepatic steatosis. To investigate lipotoxicity on cellular level, palmitate (PA) is often used to highly increase lipid droplets (LDs). One way to remove LDs is autophagy, while it is controversially discussed...
Packova D, et al.,
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2019, 142-144 (2019)
Wenjuan Qu et al.
Journal of food science, 77(7), C765-C772 (2012-07-05)
Pomegranate marc, a byproduct of commercial juice production, has shown promise as a starting material for the recovery of health promoting phenolic compounds. The stability of aqueous extracts prepared from pomegranate marc was evaluated in preparation to directly using these...
Farrukh Aqil et al.
Mutation research, 743(1-2), 59-66 (2012-01-12)
We investigated the effect of punicalagin (PC) on benzo[a]pyrene (BP)-induced DNA adducts in vitro and in vivo. Incubation of BP (1 μM) with rat liver microsomes, appropriate co-factors and DNA in the presence of vehicle or punicalagin (1-40 μM) showed...
Yanjun Zhang et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 57(6), 2550-2557 (2009-03-03)
The pomegranate fruit ( Punica granatum ) has become an international high-value crop for the production of commercial pomegranate juice (PJ). The perceived consumer value of PJ is due in large part to its potential health benefits based on a...
Lamees A BenSaad et al.
BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 17(1), 47-47 (2017-01-16)
Punica granatum (pomegranate), an edible fruit originating in the Middle East, has been used as a traditional medicine for treatment of pain and inflammatory conditions such as peptic ulcer. The numerous risks associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for treatment...
Anna Carreras et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 60(7), 1659-1665 (2012-01-28)
Plant polyphenols may be free radical scavengers or generators, depending on their nature and concentration. This dual effect, mediated by electron transfer reactions, may contribute to their influence on cell viability. This study used two stable radicals (tris(2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-4-nitrophenyl)methyl (TNPTM) and...
Sylvie Hollebeeck et al.
Food & function, 3(8), 875-885 (2012-06-27)
This study aimed at evaluating the anti-inflammatory properties of a pomegranate fruit husk (PomH) polyphenolic extract, rich in punicalagin, using Caco-2 cells, an in vitro model of human intestinal epithelium. Differentiated cells in bicameral inserts were pretreated or not with...
Jatinder Rana et al.
Journal of cosmetic science, 64(6), 445-453 (2014-01-09)
Current efforts to develop effective skin lightening products through the inhibition of melanin production have focused on compounds that inhibit the function and activity of tyrosinase, the rate-limiting enzyme in the melanin biosynthesis pathway. Synthetic tyrosinase inhibitors, such as hydroquinone...
Mira Rosenblat et al.
Atherosclerosis, 219(1), 49-56 (2011-07-30)
To analyze paraoxonase 1 (PON1) effect on monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation. THP-1 monocytic cell-line and mouse peritoneal macrophages (MPM) were studied. Markers for monocytes differentiation included: morphological changes, CD11b and CD36 expression, and cellular oxidative stress. PON1KO MPM were more differentiated than...
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