The Most Important Pharmaceutical Benefits of Sulforaphane, a Sulfur-Rich Compound in Cruciferous

Authors

1 -Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China

2 Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, ChinaSenior Researcher- Faculty of Agriculture- Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Isfahan, Iran

3 College of Pharmaceutical Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

4 Faculty of Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Isfahan, Iran

5 1-Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China 4-College of Life Sciences, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, Hebei, 071000, China; Global Alliance of HeBAU-CLS&HeQiS for BioAl-Manufacturing, Baoding, Hebei 071000, China

10.30486/roce.2019.678269

Abstract

The Most Important Pharmaceutical Benefits of Sulforaphane, a Sulfur-Rich Compound in Cruciferous
 
 
Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian1,2, Wenli Sun1, and Qi Cheng1,2*
1-Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
2-College of Life Sciences, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, Hebei, 071000, China; Global Alliance of HeBAU-CLS&HeQiS for BioAl-Manufacturing, Baoding, Hebei 071000, China.
 
*Corresponding author E-mail: chengqi@caas.cn; hesamshahrajabian@gmail.com
 
Received: 10 March 2019                                             Accepted: 20 June 2019
 
 
Abstract
Natural products have played a key role in drug discovery and development in modern days. Sulforaphane can be found in a wide variety of cruciferous vegetables, including cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, Chinese broccoli, broccoli sprouts, broccoli raab, Kohlrabi, collards, kohlrabi, mustard, turnip, kale and radish. The most important health benefits of sulforaphane is its effects again breast cancer, lung cancer cells, human liver cancer cells, gastric cancer cell lines, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cells cancer, treatment of cancer cell senescence, anti-inflammatory properties, antineoplastic agent, reduction of placental and endothelial oxidative stress, potential in mixed granulocyte asthma, treatment of various neurological disorders, protection again skeletal muscle disease, anti-allergic and its impact against oxidative stress.
 
Keywords: Natural Compounds, Sulforaphane, Health Benefits, Cancer.
 
 

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