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Anticancer Effects of Mixed Disulfide Conjugates of Allium Thiosulfinates and Cysteine/glutathione (2010)

Title:

Anticancer Effects of Mixed Disulfide Conjugates of Allium Thiosulfinates and Cysteine/glutathione

Key words:

Alliums, vegetables, sulfur, inflammation, oxidative stress, antioxidants, thiosulfinates, glutathione, cysteine

Research Institution:

University of Wisconsin at Madison

Location:

Wisconsin

Researcher:

Kirk Parkin

Project Description:

This laboratory study is testing if the allium sulfur compounds cysteine and glutathione are the dietary factors derived from allium vegetables that play a role in cancer risk reduction. Cell experiments will determine the effect the compounds have on elevating cellular defenses to oxidative stress and inflammation.

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