Chemical Name: 2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3,7-dihydroxy-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one
Biological ActivityFisetin is a naturally occuring flavonoid and antioxidant. Inhibits PI 3-K, Akt, mTOR and Cdk6. Displays antiproliferative activity in prostate cancer cells. Shown to activate ERK; exhibits neuroprotective activity in Huntington's disease models. Also a DNMT1 inhibitor.
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ERK activation by the polyphenols fisetin and resveratrol provides neuroprotection in multiple models of Huntington's disease.
Maher et al.
Antiproliferative mechanisms of the flavonoids 2,2'-dihydroxychalcone and fisetin in human prostate cancer cells.
Haddad et al.
Dietary flavonoid fisetin: a novel dual inhibitor of PI3K/Akt and mTOR for prostate cancer management.
Adhami et al.
Crystal structure of a human cyclin-dependent kinase 6 complex with a flavonol inhibitor, fisetin.
Lu et al.
Mechanisms for the inhibition of DNA methyltransferases by tea catechins and bioflavonoids.
Lee et al.
Citation for Fisetin
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Fisetin stimulates autophagic degradation of phosphorylated tau via the activation of TFEB and Nrf2 transcription factors.
Authors: Kim Et al.
PLoS Pathog 2016;6:24933
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