BITC

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AcronymDefinition
BITCBusiness in the Community (UK)
BITCBenzyl Isothiocyanate
BITCBharat Industrial Training Centre (India)
BITCBiomolecular Interaction Technologies Center (University of New Hampshire)
BITCBurnt in Timecode
BITCBase Information Transfer Center
BITCBrookline Infant Toddler Center (Newton, MA)
BITCBasic Instructor Training Course
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Benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) triggers mitochondria-mediated apoptotic machinery in human_cisplatin-resistant_ oral cancer CAR cells.
Concentrations of the bioactive condensed tannins (proanthocyanidins), L-dopa, and benzyl isothiocyanate in the lespedeza hay, mucuna seeds, and papaya seeds were within normal ranges of 8.7% to 18.1% [27], 2.2% to 5.4% [28], and 2 to 687 mg/kg [29], respectively.
The root extract also possesses antimicrobial activity attributed to the presence of 4-a-L-rhamnosyloxy benzyl isothiocyanate (13).
Putsep, "Benzyl isothiocyanate, a major component from the roots of Salvadora persica is highly active against Gram-Negative bacteria," PLoS ONE, vol.
Dietary chemopreventative benzyl isothiocyanate inhibits breast cancer stem cells in vitro and in vivo.
Benzyl isothiocyanate exhibits anti-inflammatory effects in murine macrophages and in mouse skin.
Anuradha Sehrawat, Ph.D., will discuss how breast cancer stem cell growth is inhibited when a protein called Ron sensitizes the stem cells to the benzyl isothiocyanate molecule in cruciferous vegetables.
A compound present in crushed papaya seed that is believed to have activity against helminthic intestinal parasites, benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC), has been shown to have an effect on vascular contraction using a canine carotid artery in vitro model [25].
Wattenberg, L.W., Inhibitory Effect of Benzyl Isothiocyanate Administered Shortly Before Diethylnitrosamines or Benzo[[Alpha]]pyrene on Pulmonary and Forestomach Neoplasis in A/J Mice', Carcinogenesis (Lond.), 8:1971-1973, 1987.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial effect of bee venom and its major component melittin alone or in twoand three-drug combinations with antibiotics (vancomycin, oxacillin, and amikacin) or known antimicrobial plant secondary metabolites (carvacrol, benzyl isothiocyanate, sanguinarine, and berberine; Fig.
And garden cress, cabbage, and Indian cress are top sources of a glucosinolate known as glucotropaeolin, the precursor of benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC).
Anti-proliferative and proapoptotic effects of benzyl isothiocyanate on human pancreatic cancer cells is linked to death receptor activation and RasGAP/Rac1 down-modulation.