NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

black currant juice
The juice from the berries of the black currant (Ribes nigrum L.) shrub belonging to the family Grossulariaceae, with potential antioxidant and protective activities. Black currant juice contains a variety of nutrients, including vitamin C, iron, potassium, manganese, anthocyanins, including delphinidin-3-O-glucoside, delphinidin-3-O-rutinoside, cyanidin-3-O-glucoside, and cyanidin-3-O-rutinoside. The antioxidants in black currant juice scavenge free radicals, thereby protecting cells from damage. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Ribes nigrum L. juice