Navigation Links
Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits
Date:7/30/2009

Scientists from Scotland and Singapore have unraveled a mystery that has perplexed scientists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits: how does resveratrol control inflammation? New research published in the August 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), not only explains resveratrol's one-two punch on inflammation, but also show how itor a derivativecan be used to treat potentially deadly inflammatory disease, such as appendicitis, peritonitis, and systemic sepsis.

"Strong acute inflammatory diseases such as sepsis are very difficult to treat and many die every day due to lack of treatment," said Alirio Melendez, senior lecturer on the faculty of medicine at Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre in Scotland and one of the researchers involved in the work. "Moreover, many survivors of sepsis develop a very low quality of life due to the damage that inflammation causes to several internal organs. The ultimate goal of our study was to identify a potential novel therapy to help in the treatment of strong acute inflammatory diseases."

In this study, researchers administered an inflammatory agent to two groups of mice. One group was pretreated with resveratrol and the other group was not. The mice that were not pretreated with resveratrol experienced a strong inflammatory response, simulating disease in humans, while the group pretreated with resveratrol was protected from the inflammation. The scientists then examined the tissues of the mice to determine exactly how resveratrol was able to protect the mice from inflammation. They found that resveratrol used a one-two punch to stop inflammation in the mice by preventing the body from creating two different molecules known to trigger inflammation, sphingosine kinase and phospholipase D. This finding suggests that resveratrol may be harnessable as a treatment for inflammatory diseases and may also lead to entirely
'/>"/>

Contact: Cody Mooneyhan
cmooneyhan@faseb.org
301-634-7104
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Scientists discover Amazon river is 11 million years old
2. Scientists track impact of DNA damage in the developing brain
3. Scientists closer to making implantable bone material, thanks to new research
4. What scientists know about jewel beetle shimmer
5. Scientists discover gene mutation responsible for hereditary neuroendocrine tumor
6. Scientists link immune systems natural killer cells to infant liver disease
7. Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins
8. Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC scientists identify enzyme important in aging
9. 2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award
10. Forsyth scientists suggest linkages between obesity and oral bacterial infection
11. Scientists closer to developing salt-tolerant crops
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2015)... , March 23, 2015   HOYOS Labs ... management company, today announced that the Company will demonstrate ... both enterprise and consumers at Connect:ID on March 23 ... HOYOS Labs will highlight the IEEE Biometric Open ... ; and enterprise access control system. BOPS was ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... , Mar. 23, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces its biometric ... advertising campaign on CNBC television starting March 30 th ... commence airing in New York markets. ... said: "We are excited about our new ad campaign following ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... DUBLIN , Mar. 19, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report" ... worldwide markets for Hand Geometry in US$ Thousands. The report ... , Japan , Europe ... America , and Rest of World. Annual ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HOYOS Labs to Showcase Host of Biometrics Technologies at Connect:ID in Washington, D.C. 2HOYOS Labs to Showcase Host of Biometrics Technologies at Connect:ID in Washington, D.C. 3NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 3Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 2Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 3Hand Geometry - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector 4
... The Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences ... with the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture ... Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program. The ... April 5 through April 14. A group of ...
... Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 1, 2010) ... two proteins required for the initiation and development of ... lead to improved treatments for the disease. One ... drug target for prostate cancer. The other, steroid ...
... S.C. As peach trees go, it doesn,t look much ... Research Farm, but appearances can be deceiving. This one, a ... a standout in the orchard. Its DNA its genetic ... scientists, enabling further research to identify beneficial traits to grow ...
Cached Biology News:NAS announces visual culture and evolution online symposium 2NAS announces visual culture and evolution online symposium 3VARI study could improve treatments for prostate cancer 2Researchers sequence DNA of peach tree at Clemson University 2Researchers sequence DNA of peach tree at Clemson University 3
(Date:3/30/2015)... 2015  NuGene International, Inc. ("NuGene") (OTCQB: NUGN), ... Inc. has added another internationally recognized researcher to ... an internationally recognized researcher in bio-inspired materials and ... Peking University, China , Professor ... of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Following a postdoctoral ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... , March 30, 2015    Intrexon Corporation ... synthetic biology, and Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical business ... , today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration and ... Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) cancer therapies. This collaboration advances ... therapies that modulate the immune system,s natural ability ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... Richmond Pharmacology nimmt weltweit ... ist das erste Zentrum weltweit, das in Zusammenarbeit ... in London in einer ... an einem Patienten begonnen hat. Das Therapeutikum wurde ... (ATTR), einer seltenen Herz- und Nervenkrankheit. ...
(Date:3/29/2015)... 2015 As a symbol of its ... our pharmaceutical manufacturing clients, Whitehouse Laboratories is excited to ... Berkenstock Race Team for the 2015 race season. Success ... but a strong sense of precision and attention to ... success in the quality control testing laboratory. Sponsorship of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:UCI Professor Zhibin Guan Joins NuGene Advisory Board 2UCI Professor Zhibin Guan Joins NuGene Advisory Board 3Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 2Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 3Intrexon and Merck Serono Announce Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of CAR-T Therapy 4Whitehouse Laboratories Reaffirms Commitment to Speedy Results – Renews Sponsorship of Berkenstock Racing Team 2
... Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, ... on starting a company, learn how to improve revenue ... state. , ,However, at the conference luncheon on Tuesday, ... industry representatives by the guest speakers: inspiration. During ...
... Wisconsins technology industry is often compared unfavorably to ... venture capital investments, more college graduates and a long ... part, our Minnesota envy is justified but not ... months, Minnesota biotech leaders have been quoted in Twin ...
... part of a three-part series focusing on the past, ... and initiatives, and serves as a follow up to ... , ,In this final installment, Nettles addresses outsourcing issues ... companies in regard to state bids, Wisconsins technology marketing ...
Cached Biology Technology:Celebrating Wisconsins entrepreneurial spirit 2Celebrating Wisconsins entrepreneurial spirit 3In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last 2In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last 3WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3) 2WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3) 3WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3) 4WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3) 5
... This CLS number ... number, created to easily ... If showing no availability ... the old Sigma-Aldrich number ...
Request Info...
Designed for use with any of the Agencourt kits in tube format....
This device is designed to run four simultaneous separations with the following StemSep ; column sizes: 0.3in., 0.5in., and 0.6in.. Depending on the column size, a range of 2x10 7 - 1.5 x 10 9 cell...
Biology Products: