Sulforaphane production and antioxidant enzyme activity in Lepidium draba seedlings in presence of Yeast extract and silver nitrate

Ali Riahi- madvar; Solmaz Sarhady; Mehdi Mohammadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 1-8

  Sulforaphane is produced through a hydrolytic reaction catalyzed by myrosinase from  glucoraphanin. It has recently attracted researcher's interest due to its anticancer activities. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of various concentrations of yeast extract (YE) and silver ...  Read More

Essential Oil Chemistry
Antibacterial effect of Acorus calamus extractions against gram positive and negative bacteria

Samaneh Rahamoz- Haghighi; Malek Hossein Asadi; Ali Riahi- madvar; Amin Baghizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 1-7

  A. calamus that grows in province of Baluchistan and Kerman in Iran plays a major role in the revival of traditional medicine. Despite the useful role of this plant in many ailments, its anti-bacterial properties are not well understood. In this study, we investigated anti-bacterial activities of rhizomes ...  Read More

Effects of iron and cupper ions on sulforaphane content and peroxidase activity in Lepidium draba seedlings

Maryam Aminizadeh; Ali Riahi-Madvar; Mehdi Mohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 8-14

  Sulforaphane (SFN) is an isothiocyanate which is produced through glucoraphanin hydrolysis via myrosinase activity. In the present study, SFN content and peroxidase activity has been assessed in treated Lepidium draba seedlings with different concentrations of iron and copper during 8 and 16 hours treatment. ...  Read More