Oat Avenanthramides: A Novel Antioxidant

Li Li Ji, Ryan Koenig, Mitchell L. Wise

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease
Subtitle of host publicationFood Factors and Gene Interactions
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0813800331, 9780813800332
StatePublished - Jun 12 2009


  • 40 different types of polyphenolic compounds -avenanthramides (AVA)
  • Antioxidant function in vitro
  • Antioxidant protection during exercise
  • Cardiac protective effect due to high soluble fiber content in grain
  • Cardiovascular and immunological protection
  • Oat avenanthramides -novel antioxidant
  • bioavailability of ava -bioavailability, measurement of extent that therapeutically active compound reaches systemic circulation

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