Definitions

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  • noun organic chemistry A flavanonol found in Astilbe and other plants, used as an insecticide.

Etymologies

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Astilbe +‎ -in

Examples

  • Biotechnol Biochem 1996 Mar; 60 (3): 513-515 Effect of astilbin in tea processed from leaves of Engelhardtia chrysolepis on the serum and liver lipid concentrations and on the erythrocyte and liver antioxidative enzyme activities of rats.

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  • Y, Murakami N, Mizutani K, Masuda H The effects of astilbin in Kohki tea, which is produced from the leaves of Engelhardtia chrysolepis Hance (Chinese name, huang-qui), and of an aglycone of astilbin, taxifolin, on the serum and liver lipid concentrations, and on the erythrocyte and liver antioxidative enzyme activities were determined with rats fed on a cholesterol-free diet.

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  • Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 1997 Apr; 61 (4): 651-654 Inhibition of aldose reductase and sorbitol accumulation by astilbin and taxifolin dihydroflavonols in Engelhardtia chrysolepis.

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  • Dihydroflavonol taxifolin and its glycoside, astilbin, from Engelhardtia chrysolepis inhibited rat lens and recombinant human aldose reductase.

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  • Sakai S, Masuda H, Tamura Y, Mizutani K, Tanaka O, Chou WH Dihydroflavonol taxifolin and its glycoside, astilbin, from Engelhardtia chrysolepis were evaluated as antioxidants and radical scavengers.

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  • The total liver cholesterol concentration tended to be decreased by feeding with astilbin, and significantly decreased by feeding with taxifolin.

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  • The liver phospholipid concentration was decreased by feeding with both astilbin and taxifolin.

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  • In addition, astilbin and taxifolin lowered the serum and liver TBARS concentrations, but did not influence the serum and liver antioxidative enzyme activities, suggesting the possibility that these compounds acted to lower the TBARS concentration by their direct antioxidative action in vivo, almost without influencing the antioxidative enzyme activities.

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  • Furthermore, taxifolin and astilbin protected red cells against oxidative hemolysis.

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