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Basli A.,Isvv University Of Bordeaux | Basli A.,University of Abderrahmane Mira de Bejaia | Soulet S.,University Of La Polynesie Franaise | Chaher N.,University of Abderrahmane Mira de Bejaia | And 4 more authors.
Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity | Year: 2012

There are numerous studies indicating that a moderate consumption of red wine provides certain health benefits, such as the protection against neurodegenerative diseases. This protective effect is most likely due to the presence of phenolic compounds in wine. Wine polyphenolic compounds are well known for the antioxidant properties. Oxidative stress is involved in many forms of cellular and molecular deterioration. This damage can lead to cell death and various neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinsons or Alzheimers diseases. Extensive investigations have been undertaken to determine the neuroprotective effects of wine-related polyphenols. In this review we present the neuroprotective abilities of the major classes of wine-related polyphenols. © Copyright 2012 Abdelkader Basli et al.

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