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Nutrients 2017, 9(12), 1306; doi:10.3390/nu9121306

Resveratrol Role in Autoimmune Disease—A Mini-Review

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Pharmaceutical Science Post-Graduation Program, Neuroscience and Cellular Biology Post Graduation Program, Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Pará, Avenue Augusto Correa SN, Guamá, Pará 66075-110, Brazil
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School of Pharmacy, Health Science Institute, Federal University of Pará/UFPA, Avenue Augusto Correa SN, Guamá, Pará 66075-110, Brazil
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Received: 16 August 2017 / Revised: 20 September 2017 / Accepted: 20 October 2017 / Published: 1 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Effects of Resveratrol Supplementation on Human Health and Disease)
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Autoimmune diseases are still considered to be pressing concerns due the fact that they are leaders in death and disability causes worldwide. Resveratrol is a polyphenol derived from a variety of foods and beverages, including red grapes and red wine. Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiaging properties of resveratrol have been reported, and in some animal and human studies this compound reduced and ameliorated the progression of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Thus, this review aims to summarize and critically analyze the role of resveratrol in the modulation of several organ-specific or systemic autoimmune diseases. View Full-Text
Keywords: autoimmunity; resveratrol; inflammation; organ-specific; systemic autoimmunity; resveratrol; inflammation; organ-specific; systemic
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Oliveira, A.L.B.; Monteiro, V.V.S.; Navegantes-Lima, K.C.; Reis, J.F.; Gomes, R.S.; Rodrigues, D.V.S.; Gaspar, S.L.F.; Monteiro, M.C. Resveratrol Role in Autoimmune Disease—A Mini-Review. Nutrients 2017, 9, 1306.

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