coumestrol

coumestrol

an estrogenic substance occurring naturally in Trifolium repens, T. fragiferum and Medicago sativa. See estrogen.
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Effects of the environmental estrogens bisphenol A, o,p'-DDT, p-ferf-octylphenol and coumestrol on apoptosis induction, cell proliferation and the expression of estrogen sensitive molecular parameters in the human breast cancer cell line MCF-7.
There are reports stating the adipolysis by phytoconstituents which include flavonoids like genistein, diadzein, coumestrol and zearalenone (Kanclulska et al.
The three most estrogenic phytoestrogens are genistein, coumestrol (a coumestan) and equol.
The phytoestrogens examined included soya isoflavones, lignans and enterolignans including equol and coumestrol into the analysis.
5) 8-PN has a greater affinity for estrogenic receptors compared with coumestrol from red clover (Trifolium pretense L.
Pueraria mirifica does contain the phytoestrogens daidzin, daidzein, genistein, coumestrol, and genistin, but also the stronger estrogenic ingredients miroestrol and deoxymiroestrol.
Liquid chromatographic determination of the estrogens, daidzein, formononetin, coumestrol and equol in bovine blood plasma and urine.
Included are isoflavones (genistein and daidzein), coumestrol, formononetin, biochanin A and lignans.
The presence of some plant polyphenols such as piceatannol, taxifolin, coumestrol, plumbagin, (-)-gallochatechin, (-)-rhein, (-)-epigallocatechin gallate, (-)-gallocatechin gallate, and (-)-epacatechin also decreased the number of revertants.
34) However, the mechanism is not clear and it cannot be assumed that sage alone was the effective component because alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a significant source of the isoflavonoid, coumestrol, which could have contributed to the observed efficacy.
tumefaciens strain has a genetic locus involving a pumping device that reduces the accumulation of coumestrol (Palumbo et al.