Sulfur Containing Compound Database

Cabbage Compound Description

Knapsack ID C00007545
PubChem ID 9548634
Compound name 4-Methylsulphinylbutyl glucosinolate
Common Name Glucoraphanin
Formula C12H22NO10S3
SCC Type Methionine-derived glucosinolates; Methylsulfinyl alkyl glucosinolates
SCC Function Sulforaphane which is produced from glucoraphanin is of special interest because of its anticarcinogenic activity. It was isolated 10 years ago as one of the most potent inducers of phase 2 proteins and inhibitors of experimental carcinogenesis in animal systems
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Pubmed ID Authors Year Title Journal Description


Padilla, G., Cartea, M.E., Velasco, P., de Haro, A. & Ord?s, A.


Variation of glucosinolates in vegetable crops of Brassica rapa