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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28209760/glucoraphanin-ameliorates-obesity-and-insulin-resistance-through-adipose-tissue-browning-and-reduction-of-metabolic-endotoxemia-in-mice
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Naoto Nagata, Liang Xu, Susumu Kohno, Yusuke Ushida, Yudai Aoki, Ryohei Umeda, Nobuo Fuke, Fen Zhuge, Yinhua Ni, Mayumi Nagashimada, Chiaki Takahashi, Hiroyuki Suganuma, Shuichi Kaneko, Tsuguhito Ota
Low-grade sustained inflammation links obesity to insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, therapeutic approaches to improve systemic energy balance and chronic inflammation in obesity are limited. Pharmacological activation of nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 (Nrf2) alleviates obesity and insulin resistance in mice; however, Nrf2 inducers are not clinically available owing to safety concerns. Thus, we examined whether dietary glucoraphanin, a stable precursor of the Nrf2 inducer sulforaphane, ameliorates systemic energy balance, chronic inflammation, insulin resistance, and NAFLD in high-fat diet (HFD)-fed mice...
February 16, 2017: Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28149184/combined-effect-of-nitrogen-phosphorus-and-potassium-fertilizers-on-the-contents-of-glucosinolates-in-rocket-salad-eruca-sativa-mill
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Jin-Hyuk Chun, Silbia Kim, Mariadhas Valan Arasu, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi, Doug Young Chung, Sun-Ju Kim
Nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and potassium (K) are the most limiting factors in crop production. N often affects the amino acid composition of protein and in turn its nutritional quality. In Brassica plants, abundant supply of N fertilizer decreases the relative proportion of glucosinolates (GSLs), thus reducing the biological and medical values of the vegetables. Hence effort was made to evaluate the influence of different proportions of nutrient solutions containing N-P-K on the GSL profiles of rocket salad (Eruca sativa Mill...
February 2017: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28054242/anti-nociceptive-and-anti-inflammatory-actions-of-sulforaphane-in-chronic-constriction-injury-induced-neuropathic-pain-mice
#3
Cheng Wang, Congpin Wang
Neuropathic pain is still considered as incurable disease as current therapies are not ideal in terms of efficacy and tolerability. It is imperative to search for novel drugs to obtain better treatments. Sulforaphane (SFN), a derivative of glucoraphanin present in cruciferous vegetables, exhibits therapeutic effects on inflammation-related diseases. Since inflammation plays an important role in regulating chronic pain, in the present study, we investigated anti-nociceptive effects of SFN and its underlying mechanisms in a neuropathic pain mouse model, sciatic nerve chronic constriction injury (CCI)...
February 2017: Inflammopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28041559/the-influence-of-phytochemical-composition-and-resulting-sensory-attributes-on-preference-for-salad-rocket-eruca-sativa-accessions-by-consumers-of-varying-tas2r38-diplotype
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Luke Bell, Lisa Methven, Carol Wagstaff
Seven accessions of Eruca sativa ("salad rocket") were subjected to a randomised consumer assessment. Liking of appearance and taste attributes were analysed, as well as perceptions of bitterness, hotness, pepperiness and sweetness. Consumers were genotyped for TAS2R38 status to determine if liking is influenced by perception of bitter compounds such as glucosinolates (GSLs) and isothiocyanates (ITCs). Responses were combined with previously published data relating to phytochemical content and sensory data in Principal Component Analysis to determine compounds influencing liking/perceptions...
May 1, 2017: Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28035167/optimization-of-an-incubation-step-to-maximize-sulforaphane-content-in-pre-processed-broccoli
#5
Andrea Mahn, Carmen Pérez
Sulforaphane is a powerful anticancer compound, found naturally in food, which comes from the hydrolysis of glucoraphanin, the main glucosinolate of broccoli. The aim of this work was to maximize sulforaphane content in broccoli by designing an incubation step after subjecting broccoli pieces to an optimized blanching step. Incubation was optimized through a Box-Behnken design using ascorbic acid concentration, incubation temperature and incubation time as factors. The optimal incubation conditions were 38 °C for 3 h and 0...
November 2016: Journal of Food Science and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28001083/nrf2-targeting-by-sulforaphane-a-potential-therapy-for-cancer-treatment
#6
Maria Russo, Carmela Spagnuolo, Gian Luigi Russo, Krystyna Skalicka-Woźniak, Maria Daglia, Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez, Seyed Fazel Nabavi, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi
In the past decades, extensive studies have reported the potential chemopreventive activity of sulforaphane, an isothiocyanate derived from glucoraphanin, occurring in large amounts in Brassica genus plants. Sulforaphane was found to be active against several forms of cancer. A growing body of data shows that sulforaphane acts against cancer at different levels, from development to progression, through pleiotropic effects. In this review, we discuss the available experimental and clinical data on the potential therapeutic role of sulforaphane against cancer...
December 21, 2016: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27979236/changes-in-rocket-salad-phytochemicals-within-the-commercial-supply-chain-glucosinolates-isothiocyanates-amino-acids-and-bacterial-load-increase-significantly-after-processing
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Luke Bell, Hanis Nadia Yahya, Omobolanle Oluwadamilola Oloyede, Lisa Methven, Carol Wagstaff
Five cultivars of Eruca sativa and a commercial variety of Diplotaxis tenuifolia were grown in the UK (summer) and subjected to commercial growth, harvesting and processing, with subsequent shelf life storage. Glucosinolates (GSL), isothiocyanates (ITC), amino acids (AA), free sugars, and bacterial loads were analysed throughout the supply chain to determine the effects on phytochemical compositions. Bacterial load of leaves increased significantly over time and peaked during shelf life storage. Significant correlations were observed with GSL and AA concentrations, suggesting a previously unknown relationship between plants and endemic leaf bacteria...
April 15, 2017: Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833054/prophylactic-effects-of-sulforaphane-on-depression-like-behavior-and-dendritic-changes-in-mice-after-inflammation
#8
Ji-Chun Zhang, Wei Yao, Chao Dong, Chun Yang, Qian Ren, Min Ma, Mei Han, Jin Wu, Yusuke Ushida, Hiroyuki Suganuma, Kenji Hashimoto
Inflammation plays a role in the pathophysiology of depression. Sulforaphane (SFN), an isothiocyanate compound derived from broccoli, is a potent activator of the NF-E2-related factor-2 (Nrf2), which plays a role in inflammation. In this study, we examined whether the prevention effects of SFN in lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induced depression-like behavior in mice. Pretreatment with SFN significantly blocked an increase in the serum tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) level and an increase in microglial activation of brain regions after a single administration of LPS (0...
January 2017: Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27735126/sulforaphane-epigenetically-enhances-neuronal-bdnf-expression-and-trkb-signaling-pathways
#9
Jisung Kim, Siyoung Lee, Bo-Ryoung Choi, Hee Yang, Youjin Hwang, Jung Han Yoon Park, Frank M LaFerla, Jung-Soo Han, Ki Won Lee, Jiyoung Kim
SCOPE: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin that supports the survival of existing neurons and encourages the growth and differentiation of new neurons and synapses. We investigated the effect of sulforaphane, a hydrolysis product of glucoraphanin present in Brassica vegetables, on neuronal BDNF expression and its synaptic signaling pathways. METHODS AND RESULTS: Mouse primary cortical neurons and a triple-transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (3 × Tg-AD) were used to study the effect of sulforaphane...
October 13, 2016: Molecular Nutrition & Food Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27683583/selenium-biofortification-in-radish-enhances-nutritional-quality-via-accumulation-of-methyl-selenocysteine-and-promotion-of-transcripts-and-metabolites-related-to-glucosinolates-phenolics-and-amino-acids
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Michela Schiavon, Chiara Berto, Mario Malagoli, Annarita Trentin, Paolo Sambo, Stefano Dall'Acqua, Elizabeth A H Pilon-Smits
Two selenium (Se) fertilization methods were tested for their effects on levels of anticarcinogenic selenocompounds in radish (Raphanus sativus), as well as other nutraceuticals. First, radish was grown on soil and foliar selenate applied 7 days before harvest at 0, 5, 10, and 20 mg Se per plant. Selenium levels were up to 1200 mg Se/kg DW in leaves and 120 mg Se/kg DW in roots. The thiols cysteine and glutathione were present at 2-3-fold higher levels in roots of Se treated plants, and total glucosinolate levels were 35% higher, due to increases in glucoraphanin...
2016: Frontiers in Plant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27523193/profiles-of-glucosinolates-their-hydrolysis-products-and-quinone-reductase-inducing-activity-from-39-arugula-eruca-sativa-mill-accessions
#11
Kang-Mo Ku, Moo Jung Kim, Elizabeth H Jeffery, Young-Hwa Kang, John A Juvik
Glucosinolates, their hydrolysis product concentrations, and the quinone reductase (QR) inducing activity of extracts of leaf tissue were assayed from 39 arugula (Eruca sativa Mill.) accessions. Arugula accessions from Mediterranean countries (n = 16; Egypt, Greece, Italy, Libya, Spain, and Turkey) and Northern Europe (n = 2; Poland and United Kingdom) were higher in glucosinolates and their hydrolysis products, especially glucoraphanin and sulforaphane, compared to those from Asia (n = 13; China, India, and Pakistan) and Middle East Asia (n = 8; Afghanistan, Iran, and Israel)...
August 31, 2016: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27507513/sulforaphane-formation-and-bioaccessibility-are-more-affected-by-steaming-time-than-meal-composition-during-in-vitro-digestion-of-broccoli
#12
I Sarvan, E Kramer, H Bouwmeester, M Dekker, R Verkerk
Broccoli is a rich source of the glucosinolate glucoraphanin (GR). After hydrolysis of GR by the endogenous enzyme myrosinase, sulforaphane (SF) or sulforaphane nitrile (SFN) are produced, depending on environmental conditions. How the conversion of GR and bioaccessibility of released breakdown products are affected by steaming (raw, 1min, 2min and 3min steamed) and meal composition (protein or lipid addition) was studied with an in vitro digestion model (mouth, stomach, intestine, but not colonic digestion)...
January 1, 2017: Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27470577/role-of-keap1-nrf2-signaling-in-depression-and-dietary-intake-of-glucoraphanin-confers-stress-resilience-in-mice
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Wei Yao, Ji-Chun Zhang, Tamaki Ishima, Chao Dong, Chun Yang, Qian Ren, Min Ma, Mei Han, Jin Wu, Hiroyuki Suganuma, Yusuke Ushida, Masayuki Yamamoto, Kenji Hashimoto
The transcription factor Keap1-Nrf2 system plays a key role in inflammation which is involved in depression. We found lower expression of Keap1 and Nrf2 proteins in the prefrontal cortex (PFC), CA3 and dentate gyrus (DG) of hippocampus in mice with depression-like phenotype compared to control mice. Serum levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines in Nrf2 knock-out (KO) mice were higher than those of wild-type mice, suggestive of enhanced inflammation in KO mice. Decreased brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and its receptor tropomyosin-receptor-kinase B (TrkB) signaling in the PFC, CA3 and DG plays a role in the depression-like phenotype of Nrf2 KO mice...
2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27339168/prevention-of-carcinogen-induced-oral-cancer-by-sulforaphane
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Julie E Bauman, Yan Zang, Malabika Sen, Changyou Li, Lin Wang, Patricia A Egner, Jed W Fahey, Daniel P Normolle, Jennifer R Grandis, Thomas W Kensler, Daniel E Johnson
Chronic exposure to carcinogens represents the major risk factor for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Beverages derived from broccoli sprout extracts (BSE) that are rich in glucoraphanin and its bioactive metabolite sulforaphane promote detoxication of airborne pollutants in humans. Herein, we investigated the potential chemopreventive activity of sulforaphane using in vitro models of normal and malignant mucosal epithelial cells and an in vivo model of murine oral cancer resulting from the carcinogen 4-nitroquinoline-1-oxide (4NQO)...
July 2016: Cancer Prevention Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27322230/expression-profiling-of-glucosinolate-biosynthetic-genes-in-brassica-oleracea-l-var-capitata-inbred-lines-reveals-their-association-with-glucosinolate-content
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Arif Hasan Khan Robin, Go-Eun Yi, Rawnak Laila, Kiwoung Yang, Jong-In Park, Hye Ran Kim, Ill-Sup Nou
Glucosinolates are the biochemical compounds that provide defense to plants against pathogens and herbivores. In this study, the relative expression level of 48 glucosinolate biosynthesis genes was explored in four morphologically-different cabbage inbred lines by qPCR analysis. The content of aliphatic and indolic glucosinolate molecules present in those cabbage lines was also estimated by HPLC analysis. The possible association between glucosinolate accumulation and related gene expression level was explored by principal component analysis (PCA)...
June 17, 2016: Molecules: a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27212619/sulforaphane-reduces-advanced-glycation-end-products-ages-induced-inflammation-in-endothelial-cells-and-rat-aorta
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T Matsui, N Nakamura, A Ojima, Y Nishino, S-I Yamagishi
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Advanced glycation end products (AGEs)-receptor RAGE interaction evokes oxidative stress and inflammatory reactions, thereby being involved in endothelial cell (EC) damage in diabetes. Sulforaphane is generated from glucoraphanin, a naturally occurring isothiocyanate found in widely consumed cruciferous vegetables, by myrosinase. Sulforaphane has been reported to protect against oxidative stress-mediated cell and tissue injury. However, effects of sulforaphane on AGEs-induced vascular damage remain unclear...
September 2016: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases: NMCD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27022872/plant-plasma-membrane-aquaporins-in-natural-vesicles-as-potential-stabilizers-and-carriers-of-glucosinolates
#17
Maria Del Carmen Martínez-Ballesta, Horacio Pérez-Sánchez, Diego A Moreno, Micaela Carvajal
Their biodegradable nature and ability to target cells make biological vesicles potential nanocarriers for bioactives delivery. In this work, the interaction between proteoliposomes enriched in aquaporins derived from broccoli plants and the glucosinolates was evaluated. The vesicles were stored at different temperatures and their integrity was studied. Determination of glucosinolates, showed that indolic glucosinolates were more sensitive to degradation in aqueous solution than aliphatic glucosinolates. Glucoraphanin was stabilized by leaf and root proteoliposomes at 25°C through their interaction with aquaporins...
July 1, 2016: Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26970133/frugal-chemoprevention-targeting-nrf2-with-foods-rich-in-sulforaphane
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REVIEW
Li Yang, Dushani L Palliyaguru, Thomas W Kensler
With the properties of efficacy, safety, tolerability, practicability and low cost, foods containing bioactive phytochemicals are gaining significant attention as elements of chemoprevention strategies against cancer. Sulforaphane [1-isothiocyanato-4-(methylsulfinyl)butane], a naturally occurring isothiocyanate produced by cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, is found to be a highly promising chemoprevention agent against not only a variety of cancers such as breast, prostate, colon, skin, lung, stomach or bladder, but also cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and diabetes...
February 2016: Seminars in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26946249/concentrations-of-thiocyanate-and-goitrin-in-human-plasma-their-precursor-concentrations-in-brassica-vegetables-and-associated-potential-risk-for-hypothyroidism
#19
REVIEW
Peter Felker, Ronald Bunch, Angela M Leung
Brassica vegetables are common components of the diet and have beneficial as well as potentially adverse health effects. Following enzymatic breakdown, some glucosinolates in brassica vegetables produce sulforaphane, phenethyl, and indolylic isothiocyanates that possess anticarcinogenic activity. In contrast, progoitrin and indolylic glucosinolates degrade to goitrin and thiocyanate, respectively, and may decrease thyroid hormone production. Radioiodine uptake to the thyroid is inhibited by 194 μmol of goitrin, but not by 77 μmol of goitrin...
April 2016: Nutrition Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26909347/optimization-of-engineered-production-of-the-glucoraphanin-precursor-dihomomethionine-in-nicotiana-benthamiana
#20
Christoph Crocoll, Nadia Mirza, Michael Reichelt, Jonathan Gershenzon, Barbara Ann Halkier
Glucosinolates are natural products characteristic of the Brassicales order, which include vegetables such as cabbages and the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Glucoraphanin is the major glucosinolate in broccoli and associated with the health-promoting effects of broccoli consumption. Toward our goal of creating a rich source of glucoraphanin for dietary supplements, we have previously reported the feasibility of engineering glucoraphanin in Nicotiana benthamiana through transient expression of glucoraphanin biosynthetic genes from A...
2016: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
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