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  • Crops
  • The genetic control of concentration and side-chain modification of aliphatic glucosinolates, which have side-chains derived from methionine, are simple and well known from work on Arabidopsis and Brassica crops. (ox.ac.uk)
  • vegetables
  • Brassica vegetables are highly regarded for their nutritional value. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brassica vegetables are rich in indole-3-carbinol, a chemical which boosts DNA repair in cells in vitro and appears to block the growth of cancer cells in vitro. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley have recently discovered that 3,3'-diindolylmethane in Brassica vegetables is a potent modulator of the innate immune response system with potent antiviral, antibacterial and anticancer activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaves
  • Brassica hilarionis is a hairless perennial up to 1 m high with a basal rosette of roundish, fleshy, flat-stalked leaves, upper leaves stalkless and stem-clasping. (wikipedia.org)