The times of assessment also did not significantly influence the concentration of sinigrin
(p = 0.
One of the most powerful glycosides found in horseradish, sinigrin
has been found to relive the symptoms of water retention, due to its stimulating effect on the blood capillaries.
Each pair included a black mustard plant with either high or low sinigrin
The distinctive taste and smell of sprouts is, in fact, caused by a phytochemical called sinigrin
The study showed that the plant chemical allyl-isothiocyanate, a breakdown product of sinigrin
, a chemical compound found in brassica vegetables, appeared to selectively target colon tumour cells in laboratory work.
Brussels sprouts contain sinigrin
, a special type of glucosinolate which is a particular type of phytochemical, also found in cabbage and other 'greens'.
The young shoots also contain sinigrin
, which is said to persuade pre-cancerous cells in diseases such as cancer of the colon.
ADRIENNE SAYS: Your friend has probably heard about some recent scientific research into broccoli sprouts that has shown that they contain high levels of anti-cancer compounds, plus one called Sinigrin
that kills off pre- cancerous cells.
In vitro digestion of sinigrin
and glucotropeolin by single strain of Bifidobacterium and identification of digestive products.
Determination of sinigrin
and glucoraphanin in Brassica species using a simple extraction method combined with ion-pair HPLC analysis.
These chemicals are made when an ingredient called sinigrin
in the veggies breaks down - the more you chew, the more it degrades.
AITC is a breakdown product of sinigrin
, a chemical compound found in such brassica vegetables as mustard, cabbage, horseradish, cauliflower, sprouts, swede, kale and wasabi.