aureusidin

aureusidin

[‚ȯr·e·ə′sīd·ən]
(biochemistry)
C15H11O5 A yellow flavonoid pigment found typically in the yellow snapdragon. Also known as 4,6,3′,4′-tetrahydroxyaurone.
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LU & FOO (2003) showed the presence of an array of polyphenols in blackcurrant seeds, such as anthocyanins, consisting of the rutinosides and glucosides of delphinidin, cyanidin, myricetin, quercetin, kaempferol, dihydroquercetin and aureusidin, as well as the phenolic acids 1-cinnamoyland 1-p-coumaroyl-b-D-glucosides.
10 SCIENCE, the team reports that it also determined the gene that codes for this enzyme, called aureusidin synthase.