Practicing evidenced-based medicine some 25 centuries ago, Hippocrates proclaimed "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." This advice parallels the common American saying, "You are what you eat," and is supported by a National Institute of Health recommendation to consume as many as eight servings of fruits and vegetables daily to prev

chapter 1|15 pages

Resveratrol: A Polyphenol for All Seasons

ByShishir Shishodia, Bharat B. Aggarwal

chapter 2|17 pages

Sources and Chemistry of Resveratrol

ByNavindra P. Seeram, Vishal V. Kulkarni, Subhash Padhye

chapter 3|23 pages

Resveratrol as an Antioxidant

ByCatalina Alarcón de la Lastra, Isabel Villegas, Antonio Ramón Martín

chapter 4|27 pages

Resveratrol as an Antiproliferative Agent for Cancer

ByPaola Signorelli, Riccardo Ghidoni

chapter 5|20 pages

Mechanism of Apoptosis by Resveratrol

ByShazib Pervaiz, Andrea Lisa Holme

chapter 6|13 pages

Resveratrol as Inhibitor of Cell Survival Signal Transduction

BySimone Fulda, Klaus-Michael Debatin

chapter 7|13 pages

Resveratrol as Inhibitor of Cell Cycle Progression

ByJen-Kun Lin

chapter 8|15 pages

Molecular Targets of Resveratrol: Implications to Health and Disease Prevention

ByCatherine A. O’Brian, Feng Chu

chapter 9|17 pages

Resveratrol as an Angiogenesis Inhibitor

ByEbba Bråkenhielm, Renhai Cao, Yihai Cao

chapter 10|24 pages

Resveratrol Modulation of Gene Expression: The Role of Transcription Factors

ByFulvio Della Ragione, Valeria Cucciolla, Adriana Borriello, Vincenzo Zappia

chapter 11|22 pages

Modulation of Gene Expression by Resveratrol

ByBhagavathi A. Narayanan, Narayanan K. Narayanan

chapter 12|19 pages

Resveratrol and Prostaglandin Biosynthesis

ByLawrence M. Szewczuk, Trevor M. Penning

chapter 13|151 pages

Resveratrol as an Inhibitor of Carcinogenesis

ByJohn M. Pezzuto

chapter 14|15 pages

Resveratrol as an Antitumor Agent In Vivo

ByFrancis Raul

chapter 15|24 pages

Resveratrol as a Sensitizer to Apoptosis-Inducing Stimuli

ByAli R. Jazirehi, Benjamin Bonavida

chapter 16|16 pages

Resveratrol as a Radio-Protective Agent

ByYogeshwer Shukla, Shannon Reagan-Shaw, Nihal Ahmad

chapter 17|26 pages

Resveratrol as a Phytoestrogen

ByBarry D. Gehm, Anait S. Levenson

chapter 18|10 pages

Resveratrol as an Antibacterial Agent

ByGail B. Mahady

chapter 19|23 pages

Resveratrol as an Antifungal Agent

ByMarielle Adrian, Philippe Jeandet

chapter 20|19 pages

Protective Effects of Resveratrol in Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Gene Regulatory Action

BySofiyan Saleem, Abdullah Shafique Ahmad, Sylvain Doré

chapter 21|19 pages

Protective Effects of Resveratrol against Ischemia-Reperfusion

ByDipak K. Das

chapter 22|17 pages

Resveratrol as Cardioprotective Agent: Evidence from Bench and Bedside

BySukesh Burjonroppa, Ken Fujise

chapter 23|20 pages

Immunomodulation by Resveratrol

BySubhash C. Gautam, Xiaohua Gao, Scott A. Dulchavsky

chapter 24|24 pages

Biological Effects of Cis- Versus Trans-Resveratrol

ByFrancisco Orallo

chapter 25|26 pages

Resveratrol as an Antiinflammatory Agent

ByYoung-Joon Surh, Joydeb Kumar Kundu

chapter 26|12 pages

Neuroprotective Effects of Resveratrol

ByYing-Shan Han, Stéphane Bastianetto, Rémi Quirion

chapter 27|12 pages

Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism of Resveratrol

ByAlberto A. E. Bertelli