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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
broccoli sprouts extract
Qidong Liver Cancer Institute
Active, not recruiting
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400
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A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).
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