Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glycoside forming in the leaves of the common locust tree; C16H12O5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound, C16H12O5, found in the leaves of Robinia Pseudacacia. It is probably the monomethyletherof apigenin (which see).

Etymologies

acacia +‎ acetin (an acetate formed when glycerol and acetic acid are heated together) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We received a patent for it acacetin and hope to make it into a drug together with Sinopharm.

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  • They extracted its key ingredient, acacetin, created its synthetic twin and found success in experiments on dogs with atrial fibrillation.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Among the 22 flavone derivatives tested, only wogonin was strongly mutagenic, while five derivatives, apigenin triacetate, acacetin, chrysoeriol, pedalitin, and pedalitin tetraacetate, were only weakly mutagenic.

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