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Francisco Fuentes

Assoc Professor 
Agronomy and Forestry Engineering
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Chile

Francisco Fuentes

Biography

Francisco Fuentes is an Associate Professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He earned his Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States. 2015. Doctor en Ciencias Silvoagropecuarias y Veterinarias, Genética Molecular, Universidad de Chile, Chile. 2007. Ingeniero Agrónomo, Universidad de Concepción, Chile. 2001. His research interests Bioprospecting of Natural Products , Nutrigenomics , Plant Genetic Resources and Genetic Improvement

Research Interest

Bioprospecting of Natural Products , Nutrigenomics , Plant Genetic Resources and Genetic Improvement

Publications

  • Paredes-Gonzalez X., Fuentes F., Jeffery S., Saw C.L., Shu L., Su Z.Y. and Kong A.N. 2015. Induction of Nrf2-mediated gene expression by dietary phytochemical flavones Apigenin and Luteolin. Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition. 36:440–451. 

  • Fuentes, F., Gomez, Y., Paredes-Gonzalez, X., Barve, A., Nair, S., Yu, S., Saw, C.L.L., Kong, A.-N.T. 2016. Nrf2-mediated antioxidant and detoxifying enzyme induction by a combination of curcumin and sulforaphane. Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences 25(8):559-569.

  • Paredes-Gonzalez X., Fuentes F., Lu Y.P. and Kong A.N. 2016.  Targeting obesity-related inflammation in skin cancer: molecular and epigenetics insights for chemoprevention. Journal of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences. 25(4):235–249.

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