sulforaphane
noun Etymology: sulforaphen, a chemically similar substance (from sulfo- + -raphen, perhaps alteration of raphanin, an alternate name, from New Latin Raphanus, a cruciferous plant genus) + -ane Date: 1992 an anticarcinogenic isothiocyanate C6H11NOS2 found in cruciferous vegetables (as broccoli and cauliflower) that is thought to function by stimulating the production of enzymes in the body that detoxify cancer-causing substances

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sulforaphane — sul·fo·raph·ane or chiefly Brit sul·pho·raph·ane .səl fō raf .ān, rāf n an anticarcinogenic isothiocyanate C6H11NOS2 found in cruciferous vegetables (as broccoli and cauliflower) that is thought to function by stimulating the production of… …   Medical dictionary

  • sulforaphane — sul·fo·raph·ane …   English syllables

  • sulforaphane — ˌsəlfōˈrafˌān, ˈrāf noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sulforaphen, a chemically similar substance (from sulfo + raphen, perhaps alteration of raphanin, an alternate name, from raphanus + in) + ane; probably originally… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Glucosinolates — Glucosinolate Les glucosinolates, autrefois appelés hétérosides soufrés, ou thioglucosides , sont des composés organiques rassemblant autour d un atome de carbone : un glucose via une liaison par un soufre un groupe sulfate via un atome d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulforaphan — Strukturformel (R) Sulforaphan (oben) und (S) Sulforaphan (unten) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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