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Yerba mate tea and mate saponins prevented azoxymethane-induced inflammation of rat colon through suppression of NF-κB p65ser(311) signaling via IκB-α and GSK-3β reduced phosphorylation.
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PMID:  23554136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Yerba mate tea (YMT) has a chemopreventive role in a variety of inflammatory diseases. The objective was to determine the capability of YMT and mate saponins to prevent azoxymethane (AOM)-induced colonic inflammation in rats. YMT (2% dry leaves, w/v, as a source of drinking fluid) (n = 15) and mate saponins (0.01% in the diet, at a concentration present in one cup of YMT) (n = 15) were given ad libitum to rats 2 weeks prior to AOM-injection until the end of the study; while control rats (n = 15) received a basal diet and drinking water. After 8-weeks of study, total colonic mucosa was scraped (n = 3 rats/group) and the remaining colons (n =12 rats/group) were cut into three equal sections and aberrant crypt foci (ACF) were analyzed. YMT reduced ACF formation from 113 (control group) to 89 (P < 0.05). YMT and mate saponins reduced the expression of proinflammatory molecules COX-2 and iNOS with concomitant reduction in p-p65 (P < 0.05). Immunohistochemical analysis of the formalin-fixed middle colons showed that YMT and mate saponins reduced the expression of p-p65(ser311) by 45.7% and 43.1%, respectively, in comparison to the control (P < 0.05). In addition, the expression of molecules upstream of NF-κB such as p-IκB-α and p-GSK-3β(Y216) was downregulated by YMT 24.7% and 24.4%, respectively (P < 0.05). Results suggest the mechanism involved in the chemopreventive effect of YMT and mate saponin consumption in AOM induced-colonic inflammation in rats is through inhibition of NF-κB. © 2013 BioFactors, 2013.
Authors:
Sirima Puangpraphant; Vermont P Dia; Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia; Guadalupe Garcia; Mark A Berhow; Matthew A Wallig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  BioFactors (Oxford, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8081     ISO Abbreviation:  Biofactors     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807441     Medline TA:  Biofactors     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inc.
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Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University Payathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.
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