Theeshan Bahorun

Summary

Affiliation: University of Mauritius
Country: Mauritius

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activities of phenolic, proanthocyanidin, and flavonoid components in extracts of Cassia fistula
    Amitabye Luximon-Ramma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, United Kingdom
    J Agric Food Chem 50:5042-7. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The effect of black tea on risk factors of cardiovascular disease in a normal population
    Theeshan Bahorun
    ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, CBBR Building, MSIRI, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Prev Med 54:S98-102. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Phenolic constituents and antioxidant capacities of Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) callus extracts
    Theeshan Bahorun
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit
    Nahrung 47:191-8. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Black tea reduces uric acid and C-reactive protein levels in humans susceptible to cardiovascular diseases
    Theeshan Bahorun
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicology 278:68-74. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the content of phenolics and antioxidant actions of the Rubiaceae, Ebenaceae, Celastraceae, Erythroxylaceae and Sterculaceae families of Mauritian endemic plants
    Muhammad A Soobrattee
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicol In Vitro 22:45-56. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the polyphenolic composition of the organic extracts of Mauritian black teas: a potential contributor to their antioxidant functions
    Amitabye Luximon-Ramma
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Biofactors 27:79-91. 2006
  7. pmc Effectiveness of green tea in a randomized human cohort: relevance to diabetes and its complications
    Naushad Ali Toolsee
    ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research and Department of Biosciences University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Biomed Res Int 2013:412379. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Targeting specific cell signaling transduction pathways by dietary and medicinal phytochemicals in cancer chemoprevention
    Vidushi S Neergheen
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicology 278:229-41. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemopreventive actions of polyphenolic compounds in cancer
    Muhammad A Soobrattee
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Biofactors 27:19-35. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the phenolic constituents in Mauritian endemic plants as determinants of their antioxidant activities in vitro
    Vidushi S Neergheen
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    J Plant Physiol 163:787-99. 2006

Collaborators

  • Okezie I Aruoma
  • Vidushi S Neergheen
  • Philippe Rondeau
  • A Crozier
  • Hajime Fujii
  • S Toyokuni
  • Emmanuel Bourdon
  • Jhoti Somanah
  • Muhammad A Soobrattee
  • Deena Ramful
  • Kreshna Googoolye
  • Amitabye Luximon-Ramma
  • Naushad Ali Toolsee
  • Teeluck K Gunness
  • Fatima Murad
  • Venkatesh Dambala
  • Joseph Indelicato
  • Diana Daus
  • Evelyne Tarnus
  • Volker Mersch-Sundermann
  • Sudhir Kowlessur
  • Sudhir Kowelssur
  • Christine Robert Da Silva
  • Krishna P Datla
  • Rosa Sobel
  • Thorsten Stahl
  • David T Dexter
  • Evelyn Lamy
  • Tim Schmeiser
  • Virginia Zbarsky
  • Robert Wohlfarth
  • Hubertus E Brunn
  • Mohammed A Soobrattee

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activities of phenolic, proanthocyanidin, and flavonoid components in extracts of Cassia fistula
    Amitabye Luximon-Ramma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, United Kingdom
    J Agric Food Chem 50:5042-7. 2002
    ..4 micromol/g dry weight; FRAP = 811 +/- 23 micromol/g dry weight)...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of black tea on risk factors of cardiovascular disease in a normal population
    Theeshan Bahorun
    ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, CBBR Building, MSIRI, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Prev Med 54:S98-102. 2012
    ..A prospective randomized controlled clinical trial determined the effect of Mauritian black tea consumption on fasting blood plasma levels of glucose, lipid profiles and antioxidant status in a normal population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phenolic constituents and antioxidant capacities of Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) callus extracts
    Theeshan Bahorun
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit
    Nahrung 47:191-8. 2003
    ..Crataegus monogyna cell culture represents an important alternative source for natural antioxidants...
  4. doi request reprint Black tea reduces uric acid and C-reactive protein levels in humans susceptible to cardiovascular diseases
    Theeshan Bahorun
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicology 278:68-74. 2010
    ..7% decrease for men and 2.9% increase for women. Tea supplementation-associated decrease in plasma uric acid and C-reactive protein levels may benefit humans at high risk of cardiovascular events and may augment drug therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the content of phenolics and antioxidant actions of the Rubiaceae, Ebenaceae, Celastraceae, Erythroxylaceae and Sterculaceae families of Mauritian endemic plants
    Muhammad A Soobrattee
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicol In Vitro 22:45-56. 2008
    ..Mauritian endemic plants, particularly the genus Diospyros, are good sources of phenolic antioxidants and potential candidates for the development of prophylactic agents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the polyphenolic composition of the organic extracts of Mauritian black teas: a potential contributor to their antioxidant functions
    Amitabye Luximon-Ramma
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Biofactors 27:79-91. 2006
    ..Organic extracts of endemic teas represent useful source of phenolic antioxidants supplements for prophylactic use...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of green tea in a randomized human cohort: relevance to diabetes and its complications
    Naushad Ali Toolsee
    ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research and Department of Biosciences University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Biomed Res Int 2013:412379. 2013
    ..Green tea regimen could form part of a healthy lifestyle that might ameliorate features of metabolic syndrome and subsequent risks for diabetes and its complications. This trial is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01248143. ..
  8. doi request reprint Targeting specific cell signaling transduction pathways by dietary and medicinal phytochemicals in cancer chemoprevention
    Vidushi S Neergheen
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicology 278:229-41. 2010
    ..Thus cell signaling cascades and their interacting factors have become important targets of chemoprevention and phenolic phytochemicals and plant extracts seem to be promising in this endeavor...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemopreventive actions of polyphenolic compounds in cancer
    Muhammad A Soobrattee
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Biofactors 27:19-35. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the potential chemoprevention role of phenolics with a focus on cellular signal transduction mechanisms and prevention of gap junction intercellular communication relevant to cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the phenolic constituents in Mauritian endemic plants as determinants of their antioxidant activities in vitro
    Vidushi S Neergheen
    Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    J Plant Physiol 163:787-99. 2006
    ..The high levels of polyphenolic compounds and the significant antioxidant activities of these Rubiaceae and Myrtaceae plant family make them suitable candidates as prophylactic agent...
  11. doi request reprint Bioactive phenolics and antioxidant propensity of flavedo extracts of Mauritian citrus fruits: potential prophylactic ingredients for functional foods application
    Deena Ramful
    Department of Agricultural and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Toxicology 278:75-87. 2010
    ..1 ± 0.08 mg FW/mL. The flavedo extracts of citrus fruits represent a significant source of phenolic antioxidants with potential prophylactic properties for the development of functional foods...
  12. ncbi request reprint Citrus fruit extracts reduce advanced glycation end products (AGEs)- and H₂O₂-induced oxidative stress in human adipocytes
    Deena Ramful
    Department of Agricultural and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    J Agric Food Chem 58:11119-29. 2010
    ..Our results clearly show that Mauritian Citrus fruit extracts represent an important source of antioxidants, with a novel antioxidative role at the adipose tissue level...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between fermented papaya preparation supplementation, erythrocyte integrity and antioxidant status in pre-diabetics
    Jhoti Somanah
    ANDI Center for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, University of Mauritius, MSIRI Building, Reduit, Mauritius
    Food Chem Toxicol 65:12-7. 2014
    ..That FPP maintains the integrity of erythrocytes could benefit the strategies to improve the quality of future blood products. ..
  14. doi request reprint Effects of a short term supplementation of a fermented papaya preparation on biomarkers of diabetes mellitus in a randomized Mauritian population
    Jhoti Somanah
    ANDI Centre of Excellence for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research and Department of Biosciences University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Prev Med 54:S90-7. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the DNA damaging potency and chemopreventive effects towards BaP-induced genotoxicity in human derived cells by Monimiastrum globosum, an endemic Mauritian plant
    Volker Mersch-Sundermann
    Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Toxicol In Vitro 20:1427-34. 2006
    ..2 microg/g FW) and myricetin (2.5 microg/g FW). The antioxidant activity of the extract of M. globosum, assessed by the FRAP and TEAC assays yielded values of 275+/-3.82 micromol/g FW and 346+/-4.2 micromol/g FW, respectively...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of the phenolic contents of Mauritian endemic plant extracts on promoter activities of antioxidant enzymes
    Shinya Toyokuni
    Department of Pathology and Biology of Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Free Radic Res 37:1215-24. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the chemopreventive potentials of the extracts might reside in their abilities to modulate the expression of the antioxidant enzyme genes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Low molecular proanthocyanidin dietary biofactor Oligonol: Its modulation of oxidative stress, bioefficacy, neuroprotection, food application and chemoprevention potentials
    Okezie I Aruoma
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    Biofactors 27:245-65. 2006
    ..The senescence-accelerated strain of mice (SAM) are models of senescence acceleration and geriatric disorders which exhibit learning and memory deficits and enhanced production or defective control of oxidative stress leading...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, cellular and redox signalling mechanisms in cancer and degenerative diseases
    Okezie I Aruoma
    Mutat Res 579:1-5. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotection by bioactive components in medicinal and food plant extracts
    Okezie I Aruoma
    Department of Neuroinflammation, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Mutat Res 544:203-15. 2003
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