Effects of Grape Extracts on Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Inhibition of Pro-Inflammatory Mediator Production in Mouse Macrophage Cells

포도 추출물들의 자유 라디칼 소거 작용 마우스 대식세포주의 염증 발현 매개 인자들에 대한 생성 억제 효과

  • Published : 2003.02.01


Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potentials of various grape extracts were evaluated. Extracts from Kyho seed, Kyho stem, and Campbell seed showed potent 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radical scavenging activities compared to resveratrol $(IC_{50}=16.9,\;21.5,\;21.9,\;34.6\;{\mu}g/mL,\;respectively)$, among which, antioxidant effect of Kyho seed extract were similar to that of vitamin C $(IC_{50}=12.2\;{\mu}g/mL)$. These extracts also exhibited inhibitory activities on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced prostaglandin $E_2$ production and nitrite formation in mouse macrophage RAW 264.7 cells at $50\;{\mu}g/mL$. Kyho stem and seed extracts showed growth inhibitory activities in human lung and colon cancer cells. These results suggest the potential roles of grape extracts as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents.


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