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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (3): 231-246.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2019.03.001

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Prevention of Tea Polyphenols on Atherosclerosis and Relative Mechanisms

ZHANG Shuping, WANG Yuefei, XU Ping   

  1. Department of Tea Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
  • Received:2018-07-04 Revised:2018-09-07 Online:2019-06-15 Published:2019-06-15
  • Contact: ZHANG Shuping, E-mail:996829620@qq.com

Abstract: Atherosclerosis is the pathological basis of many cardiovascular diseases. Its injury to the cardiovascular could cause damage to other organs. Numerous data had indicated that tea polyphenols have a good preventive effect on atherosclerosis, such as anti-inflammatory, regulating blood lipid levels, inhibiting LDL oxidation, improving endothelial function and maintaining the stability of atherosclerotic plaque. The aim of this article is to review the health benefits of tea polyphenols against atherosclerosis and to outline the molecular mechanisms of tea polyphenols in atherosclerosis prevention.

Key words: atherosclerosis, tea polyphenols, cardiovascular, anti-inflammatory, vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation

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