Ellagic acid and its role in chronic diseases

Giuseppe Derosa, Pamela Maffioli, Amirhossein Sahebkar

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Abstract

Ellagic acid is a natural anti-oxidant phenol found in numerous fruits and vegetables, in particular pomegranate, persimmon, raspberry, black raspberry, strawberry, peach, plumes, nuts (walnuts, almonds), and wine. The anti-proliferative and anti-oxidant properties of ellagic acid have prompted research into its potential health benefits. The aim of this chapter will be to summarize potential benefits of ellagic acid supplementation in chronic diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Pages473-479
Number of pages7
Volume928
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2016

Publication series

NameAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Volume928
ISSN (Print)00652598
ISSN (Electronic)22148019

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Diabetes
  • Ellagic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Derosa, G., Maffioli, P., & Sahebkar, A. (2016). Ellagic acid and its role in chronic diseases. In Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (Vol. 928, pp. 473-479). (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Vol. 928). Springer New York LLC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41334-1_20