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flavo-

or flav-
pref.
1. Yellow: flavin.
2. Flavin: flavoprotein.

[Latin flāvus, yellow; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]
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It shows that several enzymes of the cytochrome P450 are inhibited thus decreasing the production of toxic metabolic intermediates.25-26 In addition to its hepatoprotective actions, silymarin is shown to be effective in other organs including lung and brain; and to inhibit tumour growth and promotion in several types of cancer.27-28 Amongst the flavo- noids, which have proven antioxidative, antiviral or anticarcinogenic properties like glycyrrhizin, phyll- anthin, silybin, picroside and baicalein, can serve as primary compounds for further development as he- patoprotective drugs.35