Preparation of broccoli extracts for biological studies

submitted by: tkaragiannis
In this video, Katherine Ververis (Epigenomic Medicine, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute), demonstrates how to extract nutrients from the florets of broccoli. We investigate the effects of broccoli extract on the viability on human erythroleukemic K562 cells. Broccoli evolved ~2000 years ago from a wild cabbage plant in Europe and since the Roman Empire it has been considered a uniquely valuable food among Italians. The word broccoli, is derived from the Italian plural of broccolo,...