Antioxidant and Anticancer Activities of Raspberry Extracts

Authors

  • You-Qiu Xue Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Ke-Jun Cheng Chemical Biology Center, Lishui Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Lishui, Zhejiang, China
  • Jian-Ge Qiu Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Xiao-Long Mei Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Wen-Ji Zhang Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Qi-Wei Jiang Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Wu-Ming Qin Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Yang Yang Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Di-Wei Zheng Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Yao Chen Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Meng-Ning Wei Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Dong-Mei Huo Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Xing Wei Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China
  • Zhi Shi Department of Cell Biology & Institute of Biomedicine, College of Life Science and Technology, Jinan University, National Engineering Research Center of Genetic Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Bioengineering Medicine,Guangzhou, Guangdong China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-2279.2015.04.02.2

Keywords:

Raspberry, antioxidant, anticancer.

Abstract

 The raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is an economical important berry crop that contains phytochemicals such as polyphenols and flavonoids with potential health benefits. This study addresses the antioxidant and anticancer effects of raspberry and its root extracts. Raspberry and raspberry root were extracted with ethanol, and separated into petroleum ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate, n-butyl alcohol and water fraction. Most extracts showed the powerful activities to scavenge DPPH radical, eliminate hydroxyl free radical ion, and inhibit the growth of human cancer cells, suggesting their promising application on health care.

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2015-04-29

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You-Qiu Xue, Ke-Jun Cheng, Jian-Ge Qiu, Xiao-Long Mei, Wen-Ji Zhang, Qi-Wei Jiang, Wu-Ming Qin, Yang Yang, Di-Wei Zheng, Yao Chen, Meng-Ning Wei, Dong-Mei Huo, Xing Wei, & Zhi Shi. (2015). Antioxidant and Anticancer Activities of Raspberry Extracts. Journal of Cancer Research Updates, 4(2),  54–59. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-2279.2015.04.02.2

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