Relative activities of organosulfur compounds derived from onions and garlic in increasing tissue activities of quinone reductase and glutathione transferase in rat tissues.

@article{Munday2001RelativeAO,
  title={Relative activities of organosulfur compounds derived from onions and garlic in increasing tissue activities of quinone reductase and glutathione transferase in rat tissues.},
  author={Rex Munday and C. Munday},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
There is evidence that onions and garlic protect against cancer in humans. It has been suggested that this effect is due to the organosulfur compounds in these vegetables and that these substances act through induction of phase II detoxification enzymes. In the present studies, we have compared the ability of diallyl sulfide, dially disulfide, and diallyl… CONTINUE READING