isoflavone


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isoflavone

[¦ī·sō′fla‚vōn]
(biochemistry)
C15H10O2 A colorless, crystalline ketone, occurring in many plants, generally in the form of a hydroxy derivative.
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Soy Isoflavones Found Not Related to Breast and Uterine Cancer or Thyroid Disorders in Post-Menopausal Women
The findings are from the dual-site, double-blind, placebo-controlled Soy Isoflavones for Reducing Bone Loss (SIRBL) study of women randomly assigned to placebo, or either 80 mg or 120 mg of daily soy isoflavones.
Epidemiological in vitro and in vivo studies have shown that both soy isoflavones and vitamin D are potential chemopreventive agents.
For instance, the Women's Isoflavone Soy Health (WISH) trial gave 325 healthy postmenopausal women 25 grams a day of either soy protein (with 91 milligrams of isoflavones) or milk protein for three years.
66 hot flashes daily, to that of the soy isoflavone group, which averaged decreases of 2.
The company offers a microencapsulated slow release product, Solgen SR, which liberates small particles of isoflavone into the blood for 12 hours.
Some isoflavone metabolites are secreted by the liver into bile, which is then secreted into the small intestine.
The alterations in thyroid profile with time between isoflavone and placebo groups is depicted in Table III.
Evidence of benefit in hot flushes has been derived from clinical studies on soy in the form of soy isoflavones (Ferrari 2009, Han 2002), a standardised soy extract (Scambia 2000), soy protein (Albertazzi 1998, Basaria 2009, Faure 2002, Washburn 1999), soy foods (Dalais 1998), daidzein rich isoflavone aglycones (Khaodiar 2008) and genistein (Crisafulli 2004, D'Anna 2007).
Through this acquisition, ADM will build on its existing intellectual property portfolio with the soya isoflavone patent estate purchased from Solae, which also includes patent rights owned by Novogen Limited that are now licensed to ADM," stated Steven Furcich, President of ADM Natural Health and Nutrition.
Soya contains isoflavones, which are thought to have potential therapeutic benefit in breast cancer and other conditions, including osteoporosis.
Pharmaceutical company Novogen Limited (Stamford, CT) has been granted a patent in the United States over the use of its isoflavone technology in the treatment of the symptoms of menopause and pre-menstrual syndrome.