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  • n. Plural form of flavone.


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  • The yellowness of the traditional noodles modern ones are sometimes colored with egg yolks is caused by phenolic compounds in the flour called flavones, which are normally colorless but become yellow in alkaline conditions.

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  • Four groups of flavonoids, namely flavones, flavanones, flavonols, and flavanonols, were studied, and it was found that flavonols and flavanonols were very active in this regard while flavones and flavanones displayed very low activity.

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  • There are many such compounds, including antioxidants, flavones, flavonoids, nitric oxide not to be confused with nitrous oxide, polyphenols, and quercetin, to name a few.

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  • A study by U.S. and Canadian researchers that was published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry stated that a class of compounds found in citrus fruit peels called polymethoxylated flavones PMFs, as well as water-soluble fiber called pectin have the potential to lower cholesterol more effectively than some prescription drugs, and without side effects.

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  • The flavones are especially concentrated in the bran and germ, so less refined flours develop a deeper color.

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  • The cardiotonic activity of arjuna may be due to either or both its glycoside content or the free-radical scavenging actions of the plant s tannins and flavones.


  • La 3-MQ (Fig. p14 ') qui semble tre le chef de file des flavones, a t isole avec un rendement proche de 1% par rapport la poudre des fleurs sches la temprature ambiante.

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  • En mai de cette anne-ci encore l'quipe japonaise d'ONO Katsuhiko, en collaboration avec des chercheurs franais sont revenus sur l'action de certains flavones apparents la querctine en tant qu'inhibiteurs, de la transcriptage reverse (27), enzsyme mis en cause dans le syndrome de l'imminodficience humaine.

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  • In May of the same year the Japanese group ONO Katsuhiko with French researchers reexamined the action of some flavones related to quercetine as inhibitors of reverse trascriptase, enzymes that were associated with human immuno-deficiency syndrome.

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  • Flavonoids, in particular flavones, offered substantial protection from fatal heart attack especially among women.

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