Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Review: Therapeutic Effects of Propolis Component CAPE

Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester and Therapeutic Potentials
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 145342, 9 pages
Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) is a bioactive compound of propolis extract. The literature search elaborates that CAPE possesses antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic properties. The principal objective of this review article is to sum up and critically assess the existing data about therapeutic effects of CAPE in different disorders.
The findings elaborate that CAPE is a versatile therapeutically active polyphenol and an effective adjuvant of chemotherapy for enhancing therapeutic efficacy and diminishing chemotherapy-induced toxicities.

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