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19] have studied the intestinal metabolism of phytochemicals and examined the effects of sulforaphane and quercetin on expression of xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes in enterocytes in vivo; their results show that both compounds were extensively metabolized in the small intestine. A proportion of the metabolites, sulforaphaneglutathione conjugate and quercetin-3′-glucuronide, was effluxed back into the jejunal lumen, thereby providing support for a coordinated regulation of xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes and transporters, such as the apical conjugate export pump MRP2 [19, 24].
Due to the lack of appropriate methodologies to study intestinal processes, there is only limited knowledge of in vivo intestinal absorption for most phytochemicals in humans. An intestinal perfusion technique (Loc-I-Gut®) has been developed as a “gold standard” for studying the effective intestinal permeability and metabolism of drugs [15– 18]. Only recently has this method been applied to examine the intestinal absorption of phytochemicals, specifically sulforaphane, a glucosinolate-derived hydrolysis product (aglycone), and quercetin-3, 4′-diglu-coside, a flavonoid glycoside .