Sprout Nutrition Research Regarding Sprouts and L-DOPA

L-DOPA is a key element of sprouts' nutritional value. Check out our research library to learn more.

"Improved health-relevant functionality in dark germinated Mucuna pruriens sprouts by elicitation with peptide and phytochemical elicitors." Bioresour Technol. 2009 Oct;100(19):4507-14. Epub 2009 May 19, Randhir R, Kwon YI, Shetty K.

"L-DOPA and Total Phenolic Stimulation in Dark Germinated Fava Bean in Response to Peptide and Phytochemical Elicitors", Process Biochemistry, Volume 37, Issue 11 , June 2002, Pages 1247-1256, Reena Randhir, Preethi Shetty and Kalidas Shetty, Department of Food Science, Chenoweth Laboratory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.

"Microwave-Induced Stimulation of L-DOPA, Phenolics and Antioxidant Activity in Fava Bean (Vicia faba) for Parkinson's Diet", Process Biochemistry, Volume 39, Issue 11 , 30 July 2004, Pages 1775-1784, Reena Randhir and Kalidas Shetty, Chenoweth Laboratory, Department of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.

"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.