Immunomodulatory activity of Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring isothiocyanate from broccoli (Brassica oleracea).

@article{Thejass2007ImmunomodulatoryAO,
  title={Immunomodulatory activity of Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring isothiocyanate from broccoli (Brassica oleracea).},
  author={Punathil Thejass and Girija Kuttan},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 7-8},
  pages={538-45}
}
The effect of Sulforaphane on the immune system was studied using BALB/c mice. Intraperitoneal administration of five doses of Sulforaphane (500 microg/dose/animal/day) was found to enhance the total WBC count (12,950 cells/mm3) on 9th day. Bone marrow cellularity (23 x 10(6) cells/femur) and number of alpha-esterase positive cells (1346.66/4000 cells) were… CONTINUE READING