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an item such as a gearbox, steering wheel, etc. which is used in the assembly of another component or final product (such as a motorcar). See PARTS FAMILY CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS, REPLACEMENT PARTS, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT, AFTER-SALES SERVICE.
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Bioactive food components may affect cellular and molecular events that are important in cancer prevention.
Phytochemicals, or bioactive food components, such as isoflavones in soy foods and glucosinolates in cruciferous vegetables may be the source of the benefit, researchers say.
At the June 2005 CSL/JIFSAN Joint Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition: Bioactive Food Components I engaged in a lunch discussion with Joanne M.