The antioxidant properties of the chestnut bee pollen extract and its preventive action against oxidatively induced damage in DNA bases

This study focused on the investigation of the antioxidant capacity and DNA damage inhibition ability of chestnut bee pollen from Bursa

Saliha Şahin; Büşra Karkar

2019

Scholarcy highlights

  • Chestnut bee pollen has potential nutritional and medicinal effects and is an important natural bee product
  • This study focused on the investigation of the antioxidant capacity and DNA damage inhibition ability of chestnut bee pollen from Bursa
  • It was determined that CBPE has a high total phenolic compound content, and the antioxidant capacity of CBPE inhibits DNA oxidation
  • This study could reveal new information regarding the use of CBPE as a protective agent for DNA in the future
  • Chestnut bee pollen, which has protective activity against DNA oxidation, could be an excellent potential source of a protective agent against some degenerative diseases through future applications

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