DrugAge entry for Resveratrol

(E)-5-(4-Hydroxystyryl)benzene-1,3-diol • (E)-5-(p-Hydroxystyryl)resorcinol • (E)-resveratrol • 3,4',5-Stilbenetriol • 3,4',5-trihydroxy-stilbene • 3,4',5-Trihydroxy-trans-stilbene • 3,4',5-Trihydroxystilbene • 3,5,4'-Trihydroxy-trans-stilbene • 3,5,4'-Trihydroxystilbene • 5-[(1E)-2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)ethenyl]-1,3-benzenediol • 5-[(E)-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethenyl]benzene-1,3-diol • 5-[(E)-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)vinyl]benzene-1,3-diol • 501-36-0 • CHEBI:45713 • Resveratol • resveratrol • Resveratrol, natural • Resvida • SRT 501 • SRT-501 • SRT501 • trans-1,2-(3,4',5-Trihydroxydiphenyl)ethylene • trans-3,4',5-trihydroxystilbene • trans-resveratrol • UNII-Q369O8926L 
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SEP-L1000 side effects
Abdominal pain, Anxiety, Asthenia, Dermatitis, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dyspepsia, Dyspnoea, Haemorrhage, Headache, Hepatitis, Hyperhidrosis, Hypersensitivity, Nausea, Oedema, Pain, Paraesthesia, Pruritus, Rash, Urticaria, Vertigo, Vomiting 


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Lifespan Charts for Resveratrol


Howitz, KT et al. (2003) Small molecule activators of sirtuins extend Saccharomyces cerevisiae lifespan. Nature 425(6954)191-196 PubMed
Wood, JG et al. (2004) Sirtuin activators mimic caloric restriction and delay ageing in metazoans. Nature 430(7000)686-689 PubMed
Kaeberlein, M et al. (2005) Substrate-specific activation of sirtuins by resveratrol. J. Biol. Chem. 280(17)17038-17045 PubMed
Viswanathan, M et al. (2005) A role for SIR-2.1 regulation of ER stress response genes in determining C. elegans life span. Dev. Cell 9(5)605-615 PubMed
Valenzano, DR et al. (2006) Resveratrol prolongs lifespan and retards the onset of age-related markers in a short-lived vertebrate. Curr. Biol. 16(3)296-300 PubMed
Yang, H et al. (2007) Design and synthesis of compounds that extend yeast replicative lifespan. Aging Cell 6(1)35-43 PubMed
Gruber, J et al. (2007) Evidence for a trade-off between survival and fitness caused by resveratrol treatment of Caenorhabditis elegans. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1100()530-542 PubMed
Bass, TM et al. (2007) Effects of resveratrol on lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans. Mech. Ageing Dev. 128(10)546-552 PubMed
Zou, S et al. (2009) The prolongevity effect of resveratrol depends on dietary composition and calorie intake in a tephritid fruit fly. Exp. Gerontol. 44(6-7)472-476 PubMed
Morselli, E et al. (2010) Caloric restriction and resveratrol promote longevity through the Sirtuin-1-dependent induction of autophagy. Cell Death Dis 1()e10 PubMed
Wang, C et al. (2013) The effect of resveratrol on lifespan depends on both gender and dietary nutrient composition in Drosophila melanogaster. Age (Dordr) 35(1)69-81 PubMed
Strong, R et al. (2013) Evaluation of resveratrol, green tea extract, curcumin, oxaloacetic acid, and medium-chain triglyceride oil on life span of genetically heterogeneous mice. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 68(1)6-16 PubMed
Sun, K et al. (2012) Anti-aging effects of hesperidin on Saccharomyces cerevisiae via inhibition of reactive oxygen species and UTH1 gene expression. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 76(4)640-645 PubMed
Rascón, B et al. (2012) The lifespan extension effects of resveratrol are conserved in the honey bee and may be driven by a mechanism related to caloric restriction. Aging (Albany NY) 4(7)499-508 PubMed
Yu, X and Li, G (2012) Effects of resveratrol on longevity, cognitive ability and aging-related histological markers in the annual fish Nothobranchius guentheri. Exp. Gerontol. 47(12)940-949 PubMed
Genade, T and Lang, DM (2013) Resveratrol extends lifespan and preserves glia but not neurons of the Nothobranchius guentheri optic tectum. Exp. Gerontol. 48(2)202-212 PubMed
Sun, K et al. (2013) A Steroidal Saponin from Ophiopogon japonicus Extends the Lifespan of Yeast via the Pathway Involved in SOD and UTH1. Int J Mol Sci 14(3)4461-4475 PubMed
Houtkooper, RH et al. (2013) Mitonuclear protein imbalance as a conserved longevity mechanism. Nature 497(7450)451-457 PubMed
Kim, E et al. (2014) Resveratrol and food effects on lifespan and reproduction in the model crustacean Daphnia. J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 321(1)48-56 PubMed
Liu, T et al. (2015) Resveratrol Attenuates Oxidative Stress and Extends Life Span in the Annual Fish Nothobranchius guentheri. Rejuvenation Res 18(3)225-233 PubMed
Kim, J et al. (2015) The natural phytochemical dehydroabietic acid is an anti-aging reagent that mediates the direct activation of SIRT1. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 412()216-225 PubMed
Statts, S et al. () Dietary Resveratrol Does Not Affect Life Span, Body Composition, Stress Response, and Longevity-Related Gene Expression in Drosophila melanogaster Int J Mol Sci () PubMed
Fischer N, et al. (2017) The resveratrol derivatives trans-3,5-dimethoxy-4-fluoro-4'-hydroxystilbene and trans-2,4',5-trihydroxystilbene decrease oxidative stress and prolong lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Pharm Pharmacol () PubMed
Lee J, et al (2016) Brief Communication: SIR-2.1-dependent lifespan extension of Caenorhabditis elegans by oxyresveratrol and resveratrol Exp Biol Med (Maywood) () PubMed
Desjardins D, et al. (2017) Antioxidants reveal an inverted U-shaped dose-response relationship between reactive oxygen species levels and the rate of aging in Caenorhabditis elegans. Aging Cell () PubMed
Pannakal ST, et al. (2017) Longevity effect of a polysaccharide from Chlorophytum borivilianum on Caenorhabditis elegans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae () PubMed
(2017) During yeast chronological aging resveratrol supplementation results in a short-lived phenotype Sir2-dependent Redox Biology () PubMed
Lim YP, et al. (2018) Synthetic Enzymology and the Fountain of Youth: Repurposing Biology for Longevity ASC Omega () PubMed
Mi XN, et al. (2018) Methyl 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoate Enhances Resistance to Oxidative Stressors and Lifespan in C. elegans Partially via daf-2/daf-16 International journal of molecular sciences () PubMed

DGIdb Human Drug-Gene Interactions for Resveratrol

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Stitch DB Human Drug-Protein Interactions for Resveratrol

Up to 20 direct protein and drug interactions are displayed, having a medium confidence score (0.450) or above. Second order interactions are tabulated below.

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