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- n. The phloroglucin ester of paraoxyhydratropic acid, found in the leaves of apple trees.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bitter white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phlorizin, and formerly used to some extent as a substitute for quinine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline substance, C15H14O5, made by hydrolyzing phlorizin with dilute acids. It melts at 253–255° C., and is changed into phloretic acid and phloroglucinol by boiling with caustic potash. It is a febrifuge.
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The order of potency was tannic acid phloretin taxifolin fustin.
In mucolipidosis II fibroblast cultures, characterized by their preferential secretion of most newly synthesized hydrolases, quercetin and phloretin
Naringin, quercetin, and phloretin moderately inhibited uptake by 30% while rutin and fisetin had no effect.
(fustin, taxifolin, phloretin) and the polyphenol tannic acid were potent inhibitors.