Studies on resveratrol and its metabolite in human urine by GC/MS

GC/MS를 이용한 요 중 resveratrol과 그 대사체에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2011.01.18
  • Accepted : 2011.03.20
  • Published : 2011.04.25


This study was conducted to define metabolite of the resveratrol by gas chromatography- time-offlight mass spectrometric detection. From these results, we suppose that the structure of metabolite is the result of reduction of double-bond attached by two-phenyl groups. Also, validity of method for determining metabolite of resveratrol and endogenous steroids was tested. The recoveries ranged from 96.47 to 114.74%, and intraand inter-day precision ranged 11.40 - 10.87% and 1.10 - 10.93%, accuracy ranged 80.03 - 119.92% and 80.02 - 119.56%, respectively. Resveratrol and endogenous steroids had correlation coefficients above or equal to 0.996. The method was successfully validated for the determination of resveratrol and endogenous steroids. Urinary samples from volunteers dosed resveratrol were analyzed to confirm a correlation resveratrol and its metabolite. From these results, the highest level of resveratrol and its metabolite was excreted in 10 - 15 hr more slowly than common drug, and conversion rate of metabolite was higher in woman than that in man. In addition, endogenous steroids were shown same the highest level of 10 - 15 hr. For estrone and estradiol, sensitivity was relatively higher in female than in man. And there were no significant changes of excretion patterns in the other endogenous steroids. Thus, we assumed that activation of resveratrol has impact on woman than man.


resveratrol;metabolite;endogenous steroids;profiling analysis;GC/MS


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