Sprouts and Inflammation & Inflammatory Disorders

Medical knowledge about sprouts and inflammatory disorders is constantly growing, and our database of research contains the latest articles on the issue.

“Butyrate from bacterial fermentation of germinated barley foodstuff preserves intestinal barrier function in experimental colitis in the rat model” J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1999 Sep;14(9):880-8. Kanauchi O, Iwanaga T, Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Tsuruta O, Noguchi K, Toyonaga A., Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd, Gunma, Japan.

“Chemical Compositions and Antioxidant/Anti-inflammatory Activities of Steam Distillate from Freeze-Dried Onion (Allium cepa L.) Sprout.” Takahashi M, Shibamoto T. J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Oct 23.

“Chemoprotection by sulforaphane: keep one eye beyond Keap1.” Cancer Lett. 2006 Feb 28;233(2):208-18. Myzak MC, Dashwood RH. Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA.

“Dietary Approach to Attenuate Oxidative Stress, Hypertension, and Inflammation in the Cardiovascular System”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PNAS, May 4, 2004, vol. 101, no. 18, 7094-7099, Medical Sciences, Lingyun Wu , M. Hossein Noyan Ashraf*, Marina Facci, Rui Wang, Phyllis G. Paterson , Alison Ferrie and Bernhard H. J. Juurlink.

“Dietary approach to decrease aging-related CNS inflammation” Nutr Neurosci. 2005 Apr;8(2):101-10.Noyan-Ashraf MH, Sadeghinejad Z, Juurlink BH.

“Dietary approaches to positively influence fetal determinants of adult health”FASEB J. 2005 Dec 14; Noyan-Ashraf MH, Wu L, Wang R, Juurlink BH.

“Dietary sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts reduce colonization and attenuate gastritis in Helicobacter pylori-infected mice and humans.” Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2009 Apr;2(4):353-60. Yanaka A, Fahey JW, Fukumoto A, Nakayama M, Inoue S, Zhang S, Tauchi M, Suzuki H, Hyodo I, Yamamoto M., Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Chiba-Ken, Tokyo, Japan.

“Ethyl acetate extracts of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) sprouts inhibit lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in vitro and in vivo.” J Biomed Sci. 2009 Jul 14;16(1):64. Hong YH, Chao WW, Chen ML, Lin BF.

“Germinated barley foodstuff, a prebiotic product, ameliorates inflammation of colitis through modulation of the enteric environment.” J Gastroenterol. 2003;38(2):134-41. Kanauchi O, Serizawa I, Araki Y, Suzuki A, Andoh A, Fujiyama Y, Mitsuyama K, Takaki K, Toyonaga A, Sata M, Bamba T. Nutrient Food and Feed Division, Kirin Brewery Co Ltd, 2-10-1 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8288, Japan.

“Oral sulforaphane increases Phase II antioxidant enzymes in the human upper airway” Clin Immunol. 2008 Nov 21. Riedl MA, Saxon A, Diaz-Sanchez D.  The Hart and Louis Laboratory, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.

“Sulforaphane inhibits TNF-alpha-induced activation of p38 MAP kinase and VCAM-1 and MCP-1 expression in endothelial cells.” Inflamm Res. 2009 Aug;58(8):513-21. Epub 2009 Mar 11.

Chen XL, Dodd G, Kunsch C. Discovery Research, AtheroGenics, Inc., 8995 Westside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30004, USA.

“Sulforaphane suppresses oligomerization of TLR4 in a thiol-dependent manner.”Youn HS, Kim YS, Park ZY, Kim SY, Choi NY, Joung SM, Seo JA, Lim KM, Kwak MK, Hwang DH, Lee JY. J Immunol. 2010 Jan 1;184(1):411-9. Epub 2009 Nov 30. Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, College of Medical Sciences, Soonchunhyang University, Asan, Korea.

“Sulforaphane suppresses ultraviolet B-induced inflammation in HaCaT keratinocytes and HR-1 hairless mice.” J Nutr Biochem. 2009 Jul 1. Shibata A, Nakagawa K, Yamanoi H, Tsuduki T, Sookwong P, Higuchi O, Kimura F, Miyazawa T. Food and Biodynamic Chemistry Laboratory, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 981-8555, Japan.