Indole-3-carbinol extract (C9H9NO) is produced by the breakdown of the glucosinolate glucobrassicin, which can be found at relatively high levels in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, collard greens and kale.Indole-3-carbinol is also available in a dietary supplement. Indole-3-carbinol is the subject of on-going Biomedical research into its possible anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, and anti-atherogenic effects.
Research on indole-3-carbinol has been conducted primarily using laboratory animals and cultured cells. Limited and inconclusive human studies have been reported. A recent review of the biomedical research literature found that "evidence of an inverse association between cruciferous vegetable intake and breast or prostate cancer in humans is limited and inconsistent" and "larger randomized controlled trials are needed" to determine if supplemental indole-3-carbinol has health benefits.
1. Indole-3-carbinol prevention and treatment of cancer.
2. Indole-3-carbinol may have an effect on human papillomavirus infected cells in both pediatrics and adult patients.
3. Indole-3-carbinol can anti-oxidant.
4. Indole-3-carbinol anticarcinogenic.
5. Indole-3-carbinol anti-atherogenic.
1. Indole-3-carbinol may have an effect on human papillomavirus infected cells in both pediatrics and adult patients.
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