naringin


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naringin

[nə′rin·jən]
(organic chemistry)
C27H32O14 A crystalline bioflavonoid with a melting point of 171°C; soluble in acetone and alcohol; used as a food supplement. Also known as aurantiin.
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The group of high-fat-diet mice that received naringin had lower blood glucose levels than the control group, but there was no effect on weight, suggesting that some other ingredient in grapefruit juice is also beneficial.
The flavonoid glycosides, myricitrin gossypin and naringin exert anxiolytic action in mice.
Groups 4, 5, 6 and 7 were the test groups which received rutin 5 mg/kg, rutin 10 mg/kg, naringin 5 mg/kg, and naringin 10 mg/kg, respectively half an hour before the testicular detorsion.
DNA Adducts with Antioxidant Flavonoids: Morin, Apigenin, and Naringin.
Research shows certain acidic fruit juices containing the chemical naringin can severely affect the body's ability to absorb medication.
Volunteers swallowed heart or cancer drugs with either a single glass of grapefruit juice, water containing naringin - the chemical responsible for the fruit's bitter taste - or plain water.
In the study, volunteers took fexofenadine, an antihistamine used to fight allergies, with either a single glass of grapefruit juice, water containing only naringin (the active ingredient of grapefruit juice), or water.
Reagents were obtained from the following sources: methanol (HPLC grade) from Scharlau; F-C reagent from Panreac, formic acid, caffeic acid, (+)-catechin, gallic acid, and quercetin from Sigma; picric acid solution and creatinine from Fluka, Biochemika; and tyrosol and naringin from Extrasynthese.
therefore separated grapefruit juice into fractions that contained different amounts of naringin and 6'7'dihydrobergamottin.
The dominant neohesperidosyl flavanones were naringin, neoeriocitrin and neohesperidin.
With Song-Hae Bok of the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology in Taejon, Choi reported in the June 1999 JOURNAL OF NUTRITION that the tangerine flavonoids naringin and hesperidin offer potent cholesterol-lowering action in animals.