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Abstract Title:

In vitro attenuation of acrolein-induced toxicity by phloretin, a phenolic compound from apple.

Abstract Source:

Food Chem. 2012 Dec 1 ;135(3):1762-8. Epub 2012 Jun 29. PMID: 22953919

Abstract Author(s):

Qin Zhu, Natalie Qi-Shan Zhang, Chi Fai Lau, Jianfei Chao, Zheng Sun, Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, Feng Chen, Mingfu Wang

Article Affiliation:

Qin Zhu

Abstract:

In the current study, the protective effects of phloretin were investigated in acrolein-challenged amino acid, protein, and cell models. It was found that the formation of FDP-lysine (a typical acrolein-lysine adduct) was strongly inhibited in the presence of phloretin and the remaining electrophilic site in FDP-lysine was also blocked by phloretin. Moreover, direct trapping of acrolein by phloretin was found to be responsible for inhibiting the incorporation of carbonyl groups into BSA and oligomerisation in RNase A. Subsequently, the reduction of LDH release in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells under acrolein challenge suggested the cytoprotective effects of phloretin. Such protection might be mediated through inhibiting the increased cellular protein carbonyl level as revealed by Western blotting analysis. The present study highlighted an apple phenolic compound, phloretin as a promising candidate in prevention or treatment of acrolein-associated human diseases.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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