biochanin A

biochanin A

the 4-methyl ether of genistein, an estrogenic substance found in rye grasses and clovers.
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The analysis concluded that there is an independent association between the non soya isoflavones formononetin and biochanin A and bone density in postmenopausal women and men respectively.
Chromatographic separation, and final purification by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) permitted the isolation of the isoflavones: daidzein, calycosin, formononetin, prunetin, pratensin, biochanin A and genistein.
The major isoflavones existing as aglycones in red clover are formononetin and biochanin A, totalling 0.
Commercially available formononetin, biochanin A and genistein were purchased from Sigma (Sydney, Australia).
Following objections submitted by 10 European groups from Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK, and by Solbar (Israel), the EPO finally restricted claims wherein the isoflavone phytoestrogen extract comprises genistein and daidzein (aglycones) from soybeans and biochanin A or formononetin in red clover "in a ratio of about 1:2 to 2:1.
Included are isoflavones (genistein and daidzein), coumestrol, formononetin, biochanin A and lignans.
Before surgery 20 men consumed 160 mg/day of red clover-derived dietary isoflavones, which contained a mixture of genistein, daidzein, formononetin and biochanin A.
At 40% isoflavones, 100 mg of IFL40 is equivalent to the daily intake of the four principles isoflavones: biochanin A, formononetin, daidzein and genisten.
The antiangiogenic activity of the non-methylated isoflavones daidzein and genistein was higher than that of the methylated compounds formononentin and biochanin A.
Isoflavones like daidzein, genistein, biochanin A or formononetin are the most important group of phytoestrogens.
For this purpose, we continuously recorded cerebrocortical perfusion by laser-Doppler flowmetry in anesthetized rats receiving intracarotid infusions (1 mg/kg) of one of the following estrogenic compounds: biochanin A, daidzein, genistein or zearalanone.
For this purpose, we continuously recorded cerebrocortical perfusion by laser-Doppler flowmetry in male anesthetized rats receiving intracarotid infusions of one of the following estrogenic compounds: biochanin A, daidzein, genistein or zearalanone.