Indole-3-carbinol anticancer molecule

Indole-3-carbinol anticancer molecule

A700/0276 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.6MB

Downloadable file size: 813.1KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Indole-3-carbinol anticancer molecule. Computer model of a molecule of indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a powerful antioxidant found in vegetables of the cabbage family (cruciferae family). Atoms are represented as spheres and are colour-coded: carbon (green), hydrogen (white), oxygen (red) and nitrogen (blue). I3C is only released from vegetables on cooking or maceration. It is found in the highest concentration in broccoli. It acts as an antioxidant, mopping up free radicals and also stimulating antioxidant enzymes. It may prevent certain cancers, such as breast, cervical and prostate cancer, by blocking oestrogen from cell receptors and also by converting oestrogen to a less cancer-promoting form.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anticancer, antioxidant, artwork, ball-and-stick, biochemistry, brassica, brassicaceae, chemical, chemistry, compound, compounds, computer artwork, computer modek, cruciferae, cruciferous, glucosinolate, illustration, indole-3-carbinol, medical, medicine, molecular, molecule, oncology, one, organic, single, structure, vegetable

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.