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In: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health Series

HANDBOOK OF GREEN TEA AND HEALTH RESEARCH

HELEN MCKINLEY AND MARKJAMIESON EDITORS

Nova Science Publishers, Inc.


New York

CONTENTS
Preface Chapter 1 Central Functions of Green Tea Components M. Furuse', N. Adachi, S. Tomonaga, H. Yamane and D. M. Denbow Green Tea Catechins: A Class of Molecules with Antimicrobial Activity P. Buzzini, P. Vignolini, M. Goretti, B. Turchetti, E. Branda, E. Marchegiani, P. Pinelli and A. Romani Lipid-soluble Green Tea Polyphenols: Stabilized for Effective Formulation Ping Chen, Douglas Dickinson and Stephen Hsu Assessment of the Antioxidant Capacity of Green Teas: A Critical Review Camilo Lopez-Alarcon and Eduardo Lissi Design and Assessment of the in Vitro Anti-oxidant Capacity of a Beverage Composed of Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis L.) and Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus Stap) D. Fernando Ramos Escudero, Luis Alberto Condezo Hoyos, Monica Ramos Escudero and Jaime A. Ydnez Teas Are not All the Same: In Vitro and in Vivo Antioxidant Activity and Appetite Modulation in Rats of Green Teas with High and Low Levels of Organic Selenium Abdul L. Molan, Zhuojian Liu and Wenhua Wei Anti-obesity Effects of (-)-Epigallocathchin-3-gallate and its Molecular Mechanism Cheol-Heui Yun, GiRakKim, MinJiSeo, Hyun-Seuk Moon and Chong-Su Cho

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 3

45

Chapter 4

63

Chapter 5

81

Chapter 6

103

Chapter 7

125

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Contents Green Tea: Protective Action against Pesticides and other Xenobiotics Present in Human Diet Geetanjali Kaushik, Poonam Kaushik and Shivani Chaturvedi New Method to Improve the Function and Industrial Applicability of Green Tea and Its Byproducts Using Irradiation Technology Cheorun Jo and Myung Woo Byun Green Tea Catechin as Angiogenesis Inhibitor Kiminori Matsubara and Yoshiyuki Mizushina Neuroprotective Effect of Theanine on Cerebral Ischemia Nobuaki Egashird, Kenichi Mishima, Katsunori Iwasaki, Ryozo Oishi and Michihiro Fujiwara Characterization of the Neuroprotective Activity of the Polyphenol (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate in the Brain Orly Weinreb, Tamar Amit, Moussa B. H. Youdim and Silvia Mandel Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Green Tea Kamilla Kelemen Molecular Basis for the Anti-cancer Activity of EGCG in Vivo: Molecular-Targeting Prevention of Cancer by Green Tea Catechin Yoshinori Fujimura and Hirofumi Tachibana Utility of Epigallocatechin Gallate in the Treatment and Prevention of Breast Cancer: Molecular Mechanisms for Tumor Suppression R. J. Rosengren Green Tea Catechins in Colorectal Cancer Seung Joon Baek and Mugdha Sukhthankar Inhibitory Effect of Catechin Derivatives from Green Tea on DNA Polymerase Activity, Human Cancer Cell Growth, and TPA (12-0-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate) -induced Inflammation Yuko Kumamoto-Yonezawa, Hiromi Yoshida and Yoshiyuki Mizushina Telomerase Regulation in Response to Green Tea Huaping Chen and Trygve O. Tollefsbol Green Tea and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Casecontrol Study in Japan Fumi Hirayama and Andy H. Lee Green Tea and Diabetes Dongfeng Wang, Linge Wang and Li Zhang

Chapter 8

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Chapter 9

177 197 207

Chapter 10 Chapter 11

Chapter 12

219

Chapter 13 Chapter 14

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Chapter 15

301 325

Chapter 16 Chapter 17

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Chapter 18 Chapter 19

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383 393

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Green Tea and Type 2 Diabetes Jae-Hyung Park, Hye-Young Sung and Dae-Kyu Song

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Contents Chapter 22 Biocatalytic Conversion of Green Tea Catechins to Epitheaflagallin, Epitheaflagallin, 3-O-gallate, and Theaflavins: Production of Promising Functional Foods Nobuya Itoh and Yuji Katsube Preventive Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Dementia Michio Hashimoto, Md Abdul Haque, Kohinoor Begum Himi and Yukihiko Hara

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Chapter 23

Short Commentary Green Tea and Potential Human Health Effects James E. Trosko Index 451 463