Oxygen-Radical-Scavenging Activity of DDMP-Conjugated Saponins and Physiological Role in Leguminous Plant

  • Kazuyoshi Okubo
  • Yumiko Yoshiki
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 405)


Soybean seeds have been consumed by humans for thousands of years because they are rich in nutritional protein and oil. Most Eastern Asians consume soybean seeds from childhood in a variety of soybean products. The incidence of breast and colon cancer in Oriental people is considerably lower than in those living in Western countries,who seldom eat soybean products. Additionally, vegetarians, who are also at decreased risk of breast and colon cancer, frequently consume substitutes.1


Electron Spin Resonance Soybean Seed Active Oxygen Species Sugar Chain Catalytic Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuyoshi Okubo
    • 1
  • Yumiko Yoshiki
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of AgricultureTohoku UniversityAobaku SendaiJapan

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