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"Nutritional evaluation of chickpea and germinated chickpea flours", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1988;38(2):127-34, Fernandez ML, Berry JW.

"Nutritional improvement of cereals by sprouting.", Chavan JK, Kadam SS., Department of Biochemistry, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri, India., Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 1989;28(5):401-37.

"Nutritional quality of germinated cowpea flour (Vigna unguiculata) and its application in home prepared powdered weaning foods", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 2001;56(3):203-16
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"Nutritional Relevance of Wheat Sprouts Containing High Levels of Organic Phosphates and Antioxidant Compounds", J Clin Gastroenterol. 2004 Jul;38(6 Suppl):S123-6., Marsili V, Calzuola I, Gianfranceschi GL., Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare e Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy. vmarsili@unipg.it

"Nutritive Value of Hydroponic Feed and its use for Feeding High Yielding Cows."  Grigor' ev, Fitsev, and Lesnitskaya.  Article in Russian. Abstract in English.

"Nutritive Value of Sprouted Wheat for Swine and Poultry", R. C. Bull and C. F Petersen, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

"Oligosaccharides in several Philippine indigenous food legumes: determination, localization and removal", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1990 Jan;40(1):83-93, Revilleza MJ, Mendoza EM, Raymundo LC.

"Optimum domestic processing and cooking methods for reducing the polyphenolic (antinutrient) content of pigeon peas", Nutr Health 2000;13(4):227-34, Duhan A, Khetarpaul N, Bishnoi S.

"Partial purification and properties of a phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate hydrolyzing phospholipase C from the soluble fraction of soybean sprouts.", Mol Cells 2002 Jun 30;13(3):377-84, Park SK, Lee JR, Lee SS, Son HJ, Yoo JY, Moon JC, Kwon HY, Lim CO, Bahk JD, Cho MJ, Lee SY. Division of Applied Life Sciences, Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Research Center, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea.

"Phenolics, Their Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity in Dark Germinated Fenugreek Sprouts in Response to Peptide and Phytochemical Elicitors", Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2004;13(3):295-307. Randhir R, Lin YT, Shetty K. Department of Food Science, Chenoweth Laboratory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.

"Phytic acid, in vitro protein digestibility, dietary fiber, and minerals of pulses as influenced by processing methods", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1996 Jun;49(4):307-16, Chitra U, Singh U, Rao PV.

"Phytoestrogens and Thyroid Cancer Risk: The San Francisco Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Study."
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"Phytoestrogen content of foods--a compendium of literature values.", Nutr Cancer 1996;26(2):123-48
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"Plasma cholesterol-lowering effect on rats of dietary fiber extracted from immature plants.", Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2000 Dec;64(12):2543-51, Nishimura N, Taniguchi Y, Kiriyama S., Department of Bioscience and Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

"Polyphenol Oxidase from Bean Sprouts (Glycine max l.)", January/February 2003, Journal of Food Science Vol. 68, No. 1, 2003, T. Nagai and N. Suzuki.

"Potent induction of phase 2 enzymes in human prostate cells by sulforaphane.", Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2001 Sep;10(9):949-54, Brooks JD, Paton VG, Vidanes G., Department of Urology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305-5118, USA.

"Potential for the Use of Germinated Wheat and Soybeans to Enhance Human Nutrition",  from Advances In Experimental Medicine and Biology, 1979, P. L. Finney.

"Preparation of Selenium-enriched Sprouts and Identification of Their Selenium Species by High-performance Liquid Chromatography-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry", Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004 Jan;68(1):193-9. Sugihara S, Kondo M, Chihara Y, Yuji M, Hattori H, Yoshida M.
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"Presence and inactivation of trypsin inhibitors, tannins, lectins and amylase inhibitors in legume seeds during germination. A review", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1992 Jan;42(1):71-85, Savelkoul FH, van der Poel AF, Tamminga S."Production of a Green Feed by the Hydroponic Method Using Fermented Pig Manure", Nikmane, Klintsare.  1990

"Production of Two Highly Active Bacterial Phytases with Broad pH Optima in Germinated Transgenic Rice Seeds", Transgenic Res. 2004 Feb;13(1):29-39. Hong CY, Cheng KJ, Tseng TH, Wang CS, Liu LF, Yu SM. Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan, ROC.

"Protein digestibility (in vitro) of chickpea and blackgram seeds as affected by domestic processing and cooking.", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1989 Jun;39(2):149-54, Jood S, Chauhan BM, Kapoor AC., Department of Foods & Nutrition, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India.

"Protein digestability of vegetables and field peas (Pisum sativum). Varietal differences and effect of domestic processing and cooking methods",  Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 1994 Jul;46(1):71-6. Bishnoi S, Khetarpaul N. Department of Foods and Nutrition, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India.

"Proteinases involved in the degradation of trypsin inhibitor in germinating mung beans", Acta Biochim Pol 1983;30(2):139-48, Wilson KA, Tan-Wilson AL.

"Proteolysis of trypsin inhibitors in legume seeds", Crit Rev Biotechnol 1988;8(3):197-216, Wilson KA.

"Quality and sensory evaluation of fifteen kinds of sprouts". Liaw, T.J.; Shanhua, Tainan: AVRDC, 1997. 16p. : ill., tables En, Abst. in En, AVRDC Summer Student Report.

"Reexamination of canavanine disappearance during germination of alfalfa (Medicago sativa).", J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 1986 Feb;32(1):77-82, Kasai T, Sakamura S.

"Research Note:Simplified Qualitative Method for Canavanine in Seeds and Sprouts", Kathleen T. Rajkowski, Journal of Food Protection: Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 212–214.

"Residues of five pesticides in field-treated alfalfa seeds and alfalfa sprouts", J Environ Sci Health B. 1985 Aug;20(4):445-56. Archer TE, Gauer WO.

"Saponin content and trypsin inhibitor activity in processed and cooked pigeon pea cultivars.", Int J Food Sci Nutr 2001 Jan;52(1):53-9, Duhan A, Khetarpaul N, Bishnoi S., Department of Foods and Nutrition, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India.

"Saponins for Health: What will they think of next?", Timely Topics from the Department of Human Nutrition, K-State Research and Extension, Mary Clarke, Ph.D

"Selenium-enriched sprouts. A raw material for fortified cereal-based diets." J Agric Food Chem 2000 Nov;48(11):5362-8, Lintschinger J, Fuchs N, Moser J, Kuehnelt D, Goessler W. Oekopharm F&E GmbH, Moosham 29, A-5580 Unternberg, Austria, and Institute of Chemistry, K.F. UNI Graz, Universitaetsplatz 1, A-8010 Graz, Austria.

"Simplified Method for Canavanine in Seeds and Sprouts", Rajkowski, Kathleen T., Eastern Reginoal Research Center, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, Approved Date: 2002-11-04

"Single column approach for the liquid chromatographic separation of polar and non-polar glucosinolates from broccoli sprouts and seeds." J Chromatogr A 2002 Aug 9;966(1-2):227-32, West L, Tsui I, Haas G., Kraft Foods North America, Research and Development, Glenview, IL 60025, USA.

"Some simple methods of home processing and their implication with weaning foods", Nahrung 1992;36(1):26-33, Moussa WA, Tadros MD, Mekhael KG, Darwish AE, Shakir AH, El-Rehim EA.

"Soy product consumption in 10 European countries: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study." Public Health Nutr. 2002 Dec;5(6B):1217-26. Keinan-Boker L, Peeters PH, Mulligan AA, Navarro C, Slimani N, Mattisson I, Lundin E, McTaggart A, Allen NE, Overvad K, Tjonneland A, Clavel-Chapelon F, Linseisen J, Haftenberger M, Lagiou P, Kalapothaki V, Evangelista A, Frasca G, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, van der Schouw YT, Engeset D, Skeie G, Tormo MJ, Ardanaz E, Charrondiere UR, Riboli E. Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, DO1.335, University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU), PO Box 85500, The Netherlands. L.K.Boker@jc.azu.nl

"Starch and protein digestibility of newly released moth bean cultivars: Effect of soaking, dehulling, germination and pressure cooking", Nahrung 2001 Aug;45(4):251-4, Negi A, Boora P, Khetarpaul N.

"Stimulation of phenolics, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities in dark germinated mung bean sprouts in response to peptide and phytochemical elicitors". By: Randhir, Reena; Lin, Yuan-Tong; Shetty, Kalidas. Process Biochemistry, Jan 2004, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p637, 10p;

"Structural Determination of Saponins from Mungbean Sprouts by Tandem Mass Spectrometry.", Adv Exp Med Biol 1996;405:331-7, Lee MR, Lee JS, Wang JC, Waller GR., Department of Chemistry, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

"Structural heterogeneity of phospholipase D in 10 dicots.", Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1996 Apr 5;221(1):31-6, Dyer JH, Zheng S, Wang X., Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506, USA.

"Studies on amylase inhibitors in some Egyptian legume seeds", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1988;38(4):325-32, Shekib LA, el-Iraqui SM, Abo-Bakr TM.

"Studies on germination conditions and antioxidant contents of wheat grain", Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2001 Jul;52(4):319-30, Yang F, Basu TK, Ooraikul B., Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2P5, Canada.

"Studies on some Egyptian foods. Part 2: The effect of protein on blood constituents of rats",
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"Study on the influencing factor of cultivating mungbean sprouts rich in chromium", Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 2003 Feb;31(1):67-9 [Article in Chinese], Wang S, Huang J, Huang W, Sun G., Nanjing Sanitation and Anti-epidemic Station, Nanjing 210003, China.

"Studies on the development of infant foods from plant protein sources. Part I. Effect of germination of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) on the nutritive value and digestibility of proteins", Arch Latinoam Nutr 1985 Jun;35(2):315-25, Khaleque A, Elias LG, Braham JE, Bressani R.

"Sulforaphane and 2-oxohexyl isothiocyanate induce cell growth arrest and apoptosis in L-1210 leukemia and ME-18 melanoma cells", Oncol Rep. 2003 Nov-Dec;10(6):2045-50. Misiewicz I, Skupinska K, Kasprzycka-Guttman T. Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, National Institute of Public Health, 00-725 Warsaw, Chelmska 30/34, Poland.

"Sulforaphane inhibits extracellular, intracellular, and antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori and prevents benzo[a]pyrene-induced stomach tumors.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2002 May 28;99(11):7610-5, Fahey JW, Haristoy X, Dolan PM, Kensler TW, Scholtus I, Stephenson KK, Talalay P, Lozniewski A., Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Cancer Chemoprotection Center, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 725 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205-2185, USA.

"Survey of nitrate and nitrite contents of vegetables grown in Korea". Food Addit Contam. 2003 Jul;20(7):621-8. Chung SY, Kim JS, Kim M, Hong MK, Lee JO, Kim CM, Song IS. Korea Food and Drug Administration, Department of Food Evaluation, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

"Synthesis of Antioxidants in Wheat Sprouts", J Agric Food Chem. 2004 Aug 11;52(16):5201-6. Calzuola I, Marsili V, Gianfranceschi GL., Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare e Molecolare, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy. vmarsili@unipg.it

"Synthesis of L-ascorbic acid in Vigna mungo sprouts: sequential development of the enzymes involved in the synthesis and metabolism", American Society of Plant Biologists, Abstract Number:1640, Presented by: Oba, Kazuko, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Nagoya Women's University.

"Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Patients by Long-Term Administration of Germinated Barley Foodstuff: Multi-Center Open Trial",  Int J Mol Med. 2003 Nov;12(5):701-4.
Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Homma T, Takahama K, Fujiyama Y, Andoh A, Araki Y, Suga T, Hibi T, Naganuma M, Asakura H, Nakano H, Shimoyama T, Hida N, Haruma K, Koga H, Sata M, Tomiyasu N, Toyonaga A, Fukuda M, Kojima A, Bamba T., Nutrient Food & Feed Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Tokyo 104-8288, Japan. kanauchio@kirin.co.jp

"Uptake and distribution of sinigrin in microspore derived embryos of Brassica napus L.", J Plant Physiol. 2003 Aug;160(8):961-6. Iqbal MC, Mollers C. Plant Reproductive Biology, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hantana Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

"Uptake of various trace elements during germination of wheat, buckwheat and quinoa.", Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1997;50(3):223-37, Lintschinger J, Fuchs N, Moser H, Jager R, Hlebeina T, Markolin G, Gossler W., Karl-Franzens Universitat Graz, Institut fur Analytische Chemie, Austria.

"Zinc and copper content of foods used in vegetarian diets.", J Am Diet Assoc 1980, Dec;77(6):648-54, Freeland-Graves JH, Ebangit ML, Bodzy PW.

For a large bibliography (313 entries) on nutrition in sprouts prior to 1982, please see "Effect of Germination on Cereal and Legume Nutrient Changes and Food or Feed Value:  A Comprehensive Review", from Recent Advances in Photochemistry, Vol. 17, Mobilization of Reserves in Germination, P. L. Finney, 1982.