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xanthone

(ˈzænθəʊn)
n
(Chemistry) chem a crystalline compound, C13H8O2, that provides the basis for several natural pigments
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Anti-ulcer xanthones from the roots of Hypericum obongifolium Wall.
Until now, many different secondary metabolites from Bryophytes have been obtained, such as terpenoids (mono-, di-, tri-), phenolics (flavonoids, xanthones and benzoic and cinnamic derivatives), lignins, lipids, fatty acids, steroids, carotenoids and some aromatic compounds, etc.
Antibacterial activity of crude extracts from Mexican medicinal plants and purified coumarins and xanthones.
Tests were performed for the detection of phenols, flavones, flavonols, xanthones, catechins, anthocyanins, anthocyanidins, triterpenoids, flavanones, saponins, alkaloids, and tannins.
These ultra-pure beauty drops bathe skin in natural free radical fighting xanthones, beautifying essential minerals, and cell-renewing phytonutrients.
Chemical constituents of Calophyllum brasiliensis: structure elucidation of seven new xanthones and their cancer chemopreventive activity.
Endophytes provide a broad variety of bioactive compounds with unique structure, including secondary metabolites alkaloids, benzopyranones, chinones, flavonoids, phenolic acids, quinines, steroids, terpenoids, tetralones, xanthones and others (7).
Several compounds in the pericarp of the mangosteen have recently been identified, mainly polyphenolic compounds including anthocyanins, xanthones, garcinone E, 8-deoxygartanin, gartanin, prenylated xanthones, and condensed tannin [1, 2].
Shan T et in their study concluded that Xanthones from mangosteen extracts acts natural chemopreventive agents.