caffeic acid phenethyl ester

  • CAPE
German: Kaffeesäurephenethylester
Japanese: カフェイン酸フェネチルエステル

Chemistry. A biologically active component of propolis, a resinous material obtained from bee hives. CAPE is found to have antioxidant, anti-mitogenic, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, and immunomodulatory properties. It is a specific inhibitor of the nuclear transcription factor NF-kB.

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