Chapter 14. Green Tea Polyphenol-Modulated Genome Functions for Protective Health Benefits

  1. Yoshinori Mine2,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita3 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi4
  1. Molay K. Roy,
  2. Mahendra P. Kapoor and
  3. Lekh R. Juneja

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch14

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

How to Cite

Roy, M. K., Kapoor, M. P. and Juneja, L. R. (2009) Green Tea Polyphenol-Modulated Genome Functions for Protective Health Benefits, in Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions (eds Y. Mine, K. Miyashita and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

  2. 3

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan

  3. 4

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X9, Canada

Author Information

  1. Taiyo Kagaku Co. Ltd, Research & Development, 1-3 Takaramachi, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0844, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813800332

Online ISBN: 9780813807263

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Keywords:

  • green tea polyphenol-modulated genome functions for protective health benefits;
  • gene and gene expression fundamentals;
  • green tea polyphenol primary targets;
  • tea polyphenol-modulated signal transduction pathways/gene expressions;
  • nuclear factor-kappa B signal transduction pathway;
  • inhibition of mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways;
  • inhibition of AP-1 signaling pathway;
  • apoptosis and necrosis - two basic mode of cell death;
  • DNA damage repair;
  • anticolitis and antimicrobial effects - consumption of green tea, good treatment for diarrhea

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure and Chemical Properties of Green Tea Polyphenols

  • Fundamentals of Gene and Gene Expressions

  • Primary Targets of Green Tea Polyphenols

  • Tea Polyphenol-Modulated Signal Transduction Pathways/Gene Expressions

  • Intracellular Antioxidative Mechanisms by Modulating Multiple Gene Expressions

  • Repair of DNA Damage

  • Antiviral Action

  • Anticolitis and Antimicrobial Effects

  • Conclusion and Notes

  • References