Allicin and health: A comprehensive review


Salehi B., Zucca P., ERDOĞAN ORHAN İ., Azzini E., Adetunji C. O. , Mohammed S. A. , ...More

TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, vol.86, pp.502-516, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.03.003
  • Journal Name: TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.502-516
  • Keywords: Allium, Allicin, Antimicrobial, Antiparasitic, Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, ALLIUM-SATIVUM L., CORONARY-ARTERY-DISEASE, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, INHIBITS CELL-GROWTH, COLON-CANCER CELLS, IN-VITRO, DIALLYL DISULFIDE, ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY, BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Allicin is an organosulfur and defensive compound found in garlic (Allium sativum L.) and other fawn species. Its unique odor is easily detectable, and its effects on human health have been studied since ancient times.