quercetin

(redirected from Quertine)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to Quertine: quercetin

quercetin

[′kwer·sə·tən]
(biochemistry)
C15H5O2(OH)5 A yellow, crystalline flavonol obtained from oak bark and Douglas-fir bark; used as an antioxidant and absorber of ultraviolet rays, and in rubber, plastics, and vegetable oils.