xanthone


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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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Chen, "Garcinone E, a xanthone derivative, has potent cytotoxic effect against hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines," Planta Medica, vol.
Scholarly research findings indicate that mango peels contain a rich supply of flavonol O- and xanthone C-glycosides, and these phytochemical components can be utilized extensively in pharmacological studies [71].
Antidiabetic activity of a xanthone compound, mangiferin.
The major active substances in mangosteen pericarp are xanthones and their derivatives such as [alpha]-, [beta], [gamma]-ymangostin, garcinone, mangostanol, and gartinin, in which [alpha]-mangostin is the major xanthone [1].
formosa is a rich source of mangiferin (1) ([congruent to]47 g x [kg.sup.-1] of dry leaves), a C-glucosyl xanthone with several therapeutic and cosmetic uses [30].
Berman-Booty et al., "Dietary [alpha]-mangostin, a xanthone from mangosteen fruit, exacerbates experimental colitis and promotes dysbiosis in mice," Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, vol.
a-Mangostin, a xanthone from mangosteen fruit, promotes cell cycle arrest in prostate cancer and decreases xenograft tumor growth.
The researcher conducted the study on mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) pericarp ethanolic extract which contains high antioxidant content, the xanthone. The study is about the effect of xanthone extract from the mangosteen fruit that may protect any pathological conditions caused by X-radiation.