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flavonol

[′fla·və‚nȯl]
(biochemistry)
Any of a class of flavonoid compounds that are hydroxy derivatives of flavone.
C16H10O2 A colorless, crystalline compound from which many yellow plant pigments are derived.
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Likewise, flavonoids, flavonols and tannin were also determined.
With such a high potential for adulteration using flavonol glycosides, aglycones, and different plant species containing additional active compounds, it is critical to establish new methods to test ginkgo samples prior to acid hydrolysis: one to test authentic ginkgo including all necessary flavonol glycosides, and one with the ability to simultaneously detect and analyze flavonol glycosides, aglycones, and other potential adulterants as mentioned above.
A number of flavonoids, comprehending flavones, flavonols, and several derivatives, which differ in terms of skeleton structure as well as hydroxyl, methoxyl, and other substituted groups, were analyzed (Figure 2).
Dark Chocolate (cacao): The cacao |(or cocoa) bean is full of protective flavonols which have antioxidant qualities and have been shown to improve vascular health.
Structure information from HPLC and online measured absorption spectra-flavone, flavonols and phenolic acids.
The test product contained 1,094 mg of flavonols per bar, while the low-flavonol comparator contained 95 mg.
Among other findings, the scientists determined that the pomace contained "appreciable levels" of flavonols, a class of polyphenols that includes, for example, quercetin and myricetin.
Les categories de flavonoides prises en compte ont ete les flavonones, les anthocyanines, les flavan-3-ols, les flavonoides polymeres, les flavonols et les flavones.
Researchers examined the relationship of the six main subclasses of flavonoids commonly consumed in the US diet - flavanones, anthocyanins, flavan-3-ols, flavonoid polymers, flavonols and flavones - with risk of ischemic, hemorrhagic and total stroke.
Fresh whole cranberries are already known to contain higher levels of flavonols than are present in most other berries and, in fact, more than in most fruits or vegetables.
Other compounds such as chlorogenic acid, flavonols and proanthocyanidins are also effective antioxidants.