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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.