Modulation effects of phytonutrients in relation to consumer health

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Adriana Kolesárová, PhD.

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Project description:The area of nutritional research has an increasing focus on the study of plant substances, which can effectively modulate the metabolic processes of animal cells, including human. Such substances are phytonutrients, active substances or antioxidants that protect the organism against oxidative stress. Significant in their effects are, in particular, biologically active substances - polyphenols and flavonoids with a potentially high antioxidant and anticancer activity. Examination of the effects of phytonutrients present in traditional and non-traditional fruits species (elderberry, blackcurrant, blue honeysuckle, grape, sea buckthorn, pomegranate, Chinese herbaceous, etc.) and their mechanism of action on healthy, but also cancer cells is the subject of the proposed project.
Kind of project:
General calls ()
Department of Animal Physiology (FBFS)
Project identification:APVV-18-0312
Project status:
In progress
Project start date :
01. 07. 2019
Project close date:
30. 06. 2023
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