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Cross-Over Broccoli Sprouts Trial

2014-08-27 03:18:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study hypothesis tested is that broccoli sprouts are effective at altering the urinary levels of metabolites of the hepatocarcinogen aflatoxin B1 and of the air-borne pollutant phenanthrene in residents of Qidong, PRC, where exposures are unavoidable and high. The study will evaluate which of two formulations of broccoli sprouts beverage, glucoraphanin-rich or sulforaphane-rich, exhibits the best bioavailability and is most effective at modulating the biomarkers.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Healthy

Intervention

broccoli sprouts extract

Location

Qidong Liver Cancer Institute
Qidong
Jiangsu
China
226200

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400

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