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1. A crystalline compound, C15H10O2, that is the parent substance of a number of yellow plant pigments.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound, found especially in celery and parsley and usually occurring as glycosides.


1. (Elements & Compounds) a crystalline compound occurring in plants. Formula: C15H10O2
2. (Botany) any of a class of yellow plant pigments derived from flavone
[C19: from German Flavon, from Latin flāvus yellow + -one]


(ˈfleɪ voʊn)

1. a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble compound, C15H10O2, the parent substance of a group of yellow pigments.
2. any derivative of this compound.
[< German Flavon (1895) < Latin flāvus]
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Noun1.flavone - a colorless crystalline compound that is part of a number of white or yellow plant pigments
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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The researchers did find direct associations between dietary flavone intake and fecal levels of Blautia, flavanone intake and Lactobacillus, and dihydrochalcone intake and Bifidobacterium levels in the SLE group but not in the control.
Pivovarenko, Characterization of flavone and flavonol aglycones by collision-induced dissociation tandem mass spectrometry, J.
Luteolin is a flavone, universally present as a constituent of many herbs, species, vegetables, and fruit.
A previous phytochemical study showed that flavone glycosides are characteristic flavonoids with regular occurrence in the Cyperaceae family as a whole (Williams and Harborne, 1977).
Comparing the structure of the molecules with higher affinity, they share the same basic flavone backbone: eupatorin-5-methyl ether and eupatorin are characterized by the presence of both hydroxyl- and methoxyl- groups, while the flavone apigenin that has only hydroxyl groups, two on the A ring and one on the B ring, has a lower affinity.
This review will overview the the effects of catechins/proanthocyanidins from green tea, curcumin from turmeric, extracts enriched in bacosides from Brahmi, Ginkgo flavone glycosides, and -3 polyunsaturated fatty acids not only counteract one pathophysiological aspect of AD in numerous in vitro and in vivo studies of models of AD, but also ameliorate several of the above mentioned pathologies.
The addition of inexpensive flavone glycosides or aglycones and increased concentration of potentially allergenic and genotoxic ginkgolic acids are reported forms of such adulteration.
Pyrano chalcones and a flavone from Neoraputia magnifica and their Trypanosoma cruzi glycosomal glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase-inhibitory activities.
Identification of flavone aglycones: the residue of the ether extract was dissolved in 2ml methanol at 50 C[degrees].
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For example, a US study found no association between risk of ovarian cancer and total flavonoid intake, but it found a decreased risk linked to dietary intake of apigenin, a flavone commonly found in celery.
isolated a polyhydroxyflavone, namely, 5,7,3',4'-tetrahydroxy-thoxy flavone from the leaves of O.