Benzyl isothiocyanate disturbs lipid metabolism in rats in a way independent of its thyroid impact following in vivo long-term treatment and in vitro adipocytes studies

@article{Okulicz2012BenzylID,
  title={Benzyl isothiocyanate disturbs lipid metabolism in rats in a way independent of its thyroid impact following in vivo long-term treatment and in vitro adipocytes studies},
  author={M. Okulicz and I. Hertig},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={69},
  pages={75-84}
}
During recent decades, benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) was examined mainly in terms of its cancer chemopreventive action. Although some research has been conducted on goitrogenic activity of many glucosinolate derivatives, little attention has been paid to the BITC impact on the thyroid gland and lipid metabolism strictly associated with it. Therefore, this research project aimed at expanding our knowledge about how non-physiological doses of BITC (widely used in chemotherapy) influence some… Expand
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