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  • noun A prenylated chalconoid from hops and beer, with a range of biological properties and potential therapeutic utility.

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  • Found in hops, the substance called xanthohumol blocks the excessive action of testosterone and oestrogen.

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  • Other research suggests that another hops derivative, xanthohumol, may have anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • Other research suggests that another hops derivative, xanthohumol, may have anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • However, a person would have to quaff more than 17 pints to imbibe a medically effective dose of xanthohumol, the evident cancer-fighting chemical found in hops, according to researcher Emily Ho.

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  • The compound, xanthohumol, was first isolated by Oregon State 10 years ago and an increasing number of laboratories across the world have begun studying the compound, said Fred Stevens, an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at Oregon State's College of Pharmacy.

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  • Most beers made today are low on hops, however, and so don't contain much xanthohumol.

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  • The compound, xanthohumol, was first isolated by Oregon State 10 years ago and an increasing number of laboratories across the world have begun studying the compound, said Fred Stevens, an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at Oregon State's College of Pharmacy.

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  • Most beers made today are low on hops, however, and so don't contain much xanthohumol.

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  • According to researchers in Heidelberg, Germany, beer has antioxidant qualities -- specifically the flavonoids xanthohumol and isoxanthohumol.

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  • The natural compound xanthohumol blocks the effects of the male hormone testosterone, therefore aidi ...

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