Bowman-Birk inhibitor concentrate

(BOH-man-birk in-HIH-bih-ter KON-sen-TRAYT)

A substance that is made from soybeans and is being studied in the prevention of cancer. It blocks the action of enzymes that are needed for cancer cells to form. It is a type of protease inhibitor. Also called BBIC.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "Bowman-Birk inhibitor concentrate"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor concentrado de Bowman-Birk"

Sustancia elaborada con semillas de soja; está en estudio para la prevención del cáncer. Impide la acción de las enzimas que las células cancerosas necesitan para formarse. Es un tipo de inhibidor de la proteasa. También se llama BBIC.