Transformation of quercetin glucosides in onion and its impact on quecetin bioavailability in humans (abstract only)

Citation:Wiczkowski W., Romaszko J., Buciñski A., Zieliñski H., Szawara-Nowak D., Honke J., Kozlowska H., K Piskula M. (2004): Transformation of quercetin glucosides in onion and its impact on quecetin bioavailability in humans (abstract only). Czech J. Food Sci., 22: S169-S169.

Onion, a worldwide-consumed vegetable, is a rich source of quercetin. Quercetin shows a number of biological activities that may be beneficial to health. For example it can inhibit platelet aggregation and/or broad spectrum of enzymes and has been demonstrated to have anti-inflammatory properties. Through these actions quercetin may contribute to prevention.

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