Natural Product Chemistry: Benefits of Pterostilbene on Health, Memory, and Anxiety
February 5, 2015
Plants can provide a rich source of pharmacologically active substances. Join us as Dr. Agnes M. Rimando presents her research on pterostilbene, which is found in blue berries and other plants. She will examine its effects on lipid synthesis, memory, and anxiety as well as take your questions.
What You Will Learn
- How pterostilbene activates the nuclear transcription factor PPARa, and inhibits key enzymes in lipid synthesis
- How pterostilbene alleviates anxiety while not having a sedative effect
- Diet-achievable doses of pterostilbene, but not resveratrol, positively modulated markers of cellular stress, inflammation, and Alzheimer’s disease pathology in animal studies
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