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Bioactive organosulfur phytochemicals in Brassica oleracea vegetables--a review.
  • G. Stoewsand
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
  • 1 June 1995
Sulfur-containing phytochemicals of two different kinds are present in all Brassica oleracea (Cruciferae) vegetables (cabbage, broccoli, etc.). They are glucosinolates (previously calledExpand
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Mammary cancer prevention by regular garlic and selenium-enriched garlic.
The anticarcinogenic activities of regular (soil-grown) garlic and selenium-enriched garlic (cultivated in the greenhouse) were evaluated using the 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-(DMBA) inducedExpand
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Cadmium and zinc in growing sheep fed silage corn grown on municipal sludge amended soil.
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Quercetin: a mutagen, not a carcinogen, in Fischer rats.
Purified quercetin, as well as diets containing quercetin at 0.1% and 0.2%, are mutagens to Salmonella typhimurium TA100. This mutagenicity is enhanced with the S9 metabolic activation system. TheExpand
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Toxicologic studies in growing sheep fed silage corn cultured on municipal sludge-amended acid subsoil.
Field corn was grown on subsoil, pH 5.5, that had been amended with 100 dry tons per acre (224 metric tons per hectare) of municipal sewage sludge from Syracuse, New York. The corn plants containingExpand
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S-Methylcysteine sulfoxide in Brassica vegetables and formation of methyl methanethiosulfinate from Brussels sprouts
The naturally occurring sulfur compound S-methylcysteine sulfoxid (SMCSO) war determined for five common Brassica vegetables, broccoflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower. ThisExpand
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Three major glucosinolates in broccoli, i.e., glucoiberin, glucoraphanin, and glucobrassicin were greatly reduced by both water and steam blanching. Water blanching produced the most significantExpand
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Dietary selenium protection of methylmercury intoxication of Japanese quail
SummarySelenium, as sodium selenite, added at 5 ppm to purified diets of Japanese quail protected against methylmercury intoxication. Selenium fed simultaneously with methylmercury to quail for 9Expand
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Eggshell Thinning in Japanese Quail Fed Mercuric Chloride
The eggs produced by developing Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) fed 1 to 8 parts of mercury per million as mercuric chloride for 10 weeks have thinned shells. Total amounts of mercury inExpand
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