Chapter 15. Oat Avenanthramides: A Novel Antioxidant

  1. Yoshinori Mine5,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita6 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi7
  1. Li Li Ji1,
  2. Ryan Koenig2,3 and
  3. Mitchell L. Wise4

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch15

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

Ji, L. L., Koenig, R. and Wise, M. L. (2009) Oat Avenanthramides: A Novel Antioxidant, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Biodynamics Laboratory and the Interdisciplinary, Graduate Program of Nutritional Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI 53706, USA

  2. 2

    The Biodynamics Laboratory, Madison, WI 53706, USA

  3. 3

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA

  4. 4

    United States Department of Agriculture Cereal Crop, Research Laboratory, Madison, WI 53706, USA

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:

  • oat avenanthramides - novel antioxidant;
  • antioxidant function in vitro;
  • bioavailability of ava – bioavailability, measurement of extent that therapeutically active compound reaches systemic circulation;
  • cardiovascular and immunological protection;
  • antioxidant protection during exercise;
  • 40 different types of polyphenolic compounds - avenanthramides (AVA);
  • cardiac protective effect due to high soluble fiber content in grain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Antioxidant Function in Vitro

  • Bioavailability of AVA

  • Cardiovascular and Immunological Protection

  • Antioxidant Protection during Exercise

  • Conclusion

  • References