Elsy Morales

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bioactive components of tea: cancer, inflammation and behavior
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1201 W Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:721-31. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Lunasin and lunasin-like peptides inhibit inflammation through suppression of NF-kappaB pathway in the macrophage
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 228 ERML, MC 051, 1201 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, United States
    Peptides 30:2388-98. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Lunasin, with an arginine-glycine-aspartic acid motif, causes apoptosis to L1210 leukemia cells by activation of caspase-3
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:406-14. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The role of nutraceutical proteins and peptides in apoptosis, angiogenesis, and metastasis of cancer cells
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 228 ERML, MC 051, 1201 West Gregory Drive, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 29:511-28. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Ardisia: health-promoting properties and toxicity of phytochemicals and extracts
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Toxicol Mech Methods 21:667-74. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of lunasin in commercial and pilot plant produced soybean products and an improved method of lunasin purification
    Ariel Cavazos
    Dept of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Univ of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Food Sci 77:C539-45. 2012

Collaborators

  • Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
  • Vermont P Dia
  • Ariel Cavazos
  • Marco Vinicio Ramirez-Mares
  • Wenyi Wang
  • Sirima Puangpraphant

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Bioactive components of tea: cancer, inflammation and behavior
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1201 W Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:721-31. 2009
    ..Theanine, a unique amino acid in tea, enhances cognition in humans and has neuroprotective effects. Human interventional studies with well characterized tea products are needed...
  2. doi request reprint Lunasin and lunasin-like peptides inhibit inflammation through suppression of NF-kappaB pathway in the macrophage
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 228 ERML, MC 051, 1201 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, United States
    Peptides 30:2388-98. 2009
    ..In conclusion, lunasin and lunasin-like peptides purified from defatted soybean flour inhibited inflammation in LPS-induced RAW 264.7 macrophage by suppressing NF-kappaB pathway...
  3. doi request reprint Lunasin, with an arginine-glycine-aspartic acid motif, causes apoptosis to L1210 leukemia cells by activation of caspase-3
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:406-14. 2010
    ..These results showed for the first time that lunasin, a naturally occurring peptide containing an RGD motif, caused apoptosis to L1210 leukemia cells through caspase-3 activation...
  4. doi request reprint The role of nutraceutical proteins and peptides in apoptosis, angiogenesis, and metastasis of cancer cells
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 228 ERML, MC 051, 1201 West Gregory Drive, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 29:511-28. 2010
    ..Also included are studies on bioavailability and clinical trials conducted on these promising proteins and peptides...
  5. doi request reprint Ardisia: health-promoting properties and toxicity of phytochemicals and extracts
    Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Toxicol Mech Methods 21:667-74. 2011
    ..The information presented here exemplifies the potential of Ardisia species as a source of chemotherapeutic, chemo-modulating and/or chemopreventive agents...
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of lunasin in commercial and pilot plant produced soybean products and an improved method of lunasin purification
    Ariel Cavazos
    Dept of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Univ of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Food Sci 77:C539-45. 2012
    ..05). It was concluded that all soymilk products analyzed contained lunasin, and a more efficient method to isolate lunasin with higher purity was developed...