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Oxidized LDL has been shown to promote vascular dysfunction, which partly contributes to atherosclerosis via its cytotoxic effects on endothelial cells (Ide and Lau, 1997). Enhancement of Endogenous Cellular Antioxidant Defences Enhancement of Enzymatic and Non-Enzymatic Antioxidants Glutathione, an important aspect of non-enzymatic antioxidant defence mechanism in living cells, protects cellular constituents from the damaging effects of peroxides formed in metabolism and other ROS reactions. 24 Chidiebere E.
S-ethyl cysteine (SEC), S-propyl cysteine (SPC) γ-glutarmyl-S-allyl cysteine (GSAC), γ-glutarmyl-S-methyl cysteine (GSMC), γ-glutarmyl-Spropyl cysteine (GSPC) Diallyl sulfide (DAS), Diallyl disulfide (DADS), Diallyl trisulfide (DATS), dipropyl sulfide, diproyl trisulfide Alliin and allicin. , 2010). There are also several other studies on the anti-atherosclerosis properties of garlic bioactive constituents. Diallyl sulfide and diallyl trisulfide have been reported to be the principal constituents responsible for such property (Jain and Konar, 1978).
Allium sativum: chemical constituents, medicinal uses and health benefits by Abel Haynes