Victor Lopez



  1. Lopez V, Perez S, Vinuesa A, Zorzetto C, Abian O. Stevia rebaudiana ethanolic extract exerts better antioxidant properties and antiproliferative effects in tumour cells than its diterpene glycoside stevioside. Food Funct. 2016;7:2107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the extract clearly inhibited CDK4 whereas stevioside did not, concluding that the antiproliferative activity of stevia may be due to inhibition of cyclin-dependent kinases performed by other compounds of the extract. ..
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    Cásedas G, Les F, Gómez Serranillos M, Smith C, Lopez V. Bioactive and functional properties of sour cherry juice (Prunus cerasus). Food Funct. 2016;7:4675-4682 pubmed
  3. Valero M, Ramón Giménez M, Lozano Gerona J, Delgado Wicke P, Calmarza P, Oliván Viguera A, et al. KCa3.1 Transgene Induction in Murine Intestinal Epithelium Causes Duodenal Chyme Accumulation and Impairs Duodenal Contractility. Int J Mol Sci. 2019;20: pubmed publisher
    ..Induction of epithelial KCa3.1 can play a mechanistic role in the process of adaptation of the intestine. ..
  4. Carpene C, Les F, Cásedas G, Peiro C, Fontaine J, Chaplin A, et al. Resveratrol Anti-Obesity Effects: Rapid Inhibition of Adipocyte Glucose Utilization. Antioxidants (Basel). 2019;8: pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights the diverse first steps by which resveratrol impairs excessive fat accumulation, indicating that this natural molecule and its derivatives deserve further studies to develop their potential anti-obesity properties. ..
  5. Moliner C, Barros L, Dias M, Lopez V, Langa E, Ferreira I, et al. Edible Flowers of Tagetes erecta L. as Functional Ingredients: Phenolic Composition, Antioxidant and Protective Effects on Caenorhabditis elegans. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, these results may add some information supporting the possibilities of using these plants as functional foods and/or as nutraceutical ingredients. ..
  6. López V, Gerique J, Langa E, Berzosa C, Valero M, Gómez Rincón C. Antihelmintic effects of nutmeg (Myristica fragans) on Anisakis simplex L3 larvae obtained from Micromesistius potassou. Res Vet Sci. 2015;100:148-52 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 0.7 mg/ml without being considered cytotoxic; however, an inhibition of acetylcholinesterase was discarded as the molecular mechanism involved in the activity. ..
  7. Les F, Prieto J, Arbonés Mainar J, Valero M, López V. Bioactive properties of commercialised pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice: antioxidant, antiproliferative and enzyme inhibiting activities. Food Funct. 2015;6:2049-57 pubmed publisher
    ..However, pomegranate juice was also able to inhibit COX-2 and MAO-A enzymes. This study reveals some mechanisms by which pomegranate juice may have interesting and beneficial effects in human health. ..
  8. Les F, Arbones Mainar J, Valero M, Lopez V. Pomegranate polyphenols and urolithin A inhibit α-glucosidase, dipeptidyl peptidase-4, lipase, triglyceride accumulation and adipogenesis related genes in 3T3-L1 adipocyte-like cells. J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;220:67-74 pubmed publisher
    ..These results may explain from a molecular perspective the beneficial effects and traditional use of pomegranate in the prevention of metabolic-associated disorders such as obesity, diabetes and related complications. ..
  9. Cásedas G, González Burgos E, Smith C, Lopez V, Gómez Serranillos M. Regulation of redox status in neuronal SH-SY5Y cells by blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) juice, cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon A.) juice and cyanidin. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018;118:572-580 pubmed publisher

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  1. Lopez V, Cascella M, Benelli G, Maggi F, Gómez Rincón C. Green drugs in the fight against Anisakis simplex-larvicidal activity and acetylcholinesterase inhibition of Origanum compactum essential oil. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:861-867 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time that O. compactum essential oil is reported as a larvicidal agent against A. simplex L3 larvae. ..
  2. Lopez V, Jäger A, Akerreta S, Cavero R, Calvo M. Pharmacological properties of Anagallis arvensis L. ("scarlet pimpernel") and Anagallis foemina Mill. ("blue pimpernel") traditionally used as wound healing remedies in Navarra (Spain). J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;134:1014-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In some cases they are also used to threat internal infections although they are known to be toxic at high doses...
  3. Les F, Lopez V, Caprioli G, Iannarelli R, Fiorini D, Innocenti M, et al. Chemical constituents, radical scavenging activity and enzyme inhibitory capacity of fruits from Cotoneaster pannosus Franch. Food Funct. 2017;8:1775-1784 pubmed publisher
    ..pannosus red pomes a promising candidate ingredient in functional foods and dietary supplements. ..
  4. Cásedas G, Les F, Gómez Serranillos M, Smith C, Lopez V. Anthocyanin profile, antioxidant activity and enzyme inhibiting properties of blueberry and cranberry juices: a comparative study. Food Funct. 2017;8:4187-4193 pubmed publisher
    ..However, cranberry juice had a greater capacity than blueberry juice as an ?-glucosidase inhibitor, revealing a similar activity to acarbose. ..