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Research advances in protective effect of resveratrol on intestine

GAO Run-ying, CAI Mei-qin   

  1. Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Public Health, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Online:2016-02-28 Published:2016-03-29


Intestine has the physiological function of digestion and absorption, as well as barrier function of blocking exogenous harmful substances from human body. It also plays a very important role in maintaining body functions. As a physiological active substance, resveratrol can alleviate bowel dysfunction and protect impaired intestine through anti-inflammation, anti-fibrosis, anti-oxidation, and inhibition of apoptosis, etc. In this article, the research advances in the protective effect of resveratrol on intestinal function are reviewed, which can provide the scientific basis for the possible use of resveratrol as a dietary supplement or a medicine for intestinal diseases.

Key words: resveratrol, intestine, anti-inflammation, anti-fibrosis, anti-oxidation