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 (rĕz-vîr′ĭ-trôl′, -trŏl′, -trōl′)
A polyphenolic compound, C14H12O3, that is found in grapes, mulberries, peanuts, and other plants or food products, especially red wine, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and may protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease.

[res(orcinol) + New Latin Vērātrum, hellebore genus; see veratrine + -ol.]
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(Biochemistry) a compound found in red grapes, mulberries, peanuts, and certain plants, used medicinally as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
[C20: from res(orcinol) + veratr(ine) + -ol1]
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Further research could determine whether resveratrol could potentially reduce arterial stiffness, and make living a lot easier for ( 29.1 million people with diabetes in the U.S.
"Helps maintain youthful cellular activity," claims ResVitale's brand of resveratrol.
Os sucos de uva e o vinho tinto possuem em sua composicao substancias com acoes beneficas a saude, como os compostos fenolicos, entre eles o resveratrol (Pereira-Junior e colaboradores, 2013), seu componente mais estudado atualmente por sua funcao de neutralizar os radicais livres, diminuindo o estresse oxidativo (Pereira-Junior e colaboradores, 2013; Yang e colaboradores, 2016).
Resveratrol (3,4',5-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene; RSV) is a natural polyphenol found in various plants, grapes, peanuts, orredwine [5].
Resveratrol (3,4',5-trihydroxystilbene) is a natural polyphenols phytoalexin that is mainly found in grapes, leading to its high concentration in wine [1].
Resveratrol or 3,5,4-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene is classified into phytoalexin, a phenolic compound in the stilbene family with trans- form which is being more recurrent in processing greater bioactivity (Wenzel & Somoza, 2005) and is manufactured naturally by knotweeds, pine trees, grape vines, peanut plants, cocoa bushes, including: blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, cranberries, and bilberries (Jasinski et al., 2013).
Researchers from the University of Buffalo have found that a chemical in red wine called resveratrol has anti-stress effects.
[USA], July 27 (ANI): A compound called resveratrol found in red wine displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to controlling stress in the brain, a recent study has claimed.
Trans-resveratrol also known as resveratrol is a natural component present in the grape skin and the leaf epidermis and red wines.
Summary: Trans-resveratrol also known as resveratrol is a natural component present in the grape skin and the leaf epidermis and red wines.
ISLAMABAD -- Blueberries, red grapes, red wine, and peanuts are some of the natural sources of resveratrol - a plant compound that has received much attention in the medical community recently.
If you've been reading this newsletter for very long, you've probably heard of resveratrol by now.