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A flavone diglycoside obtained from unripe citrus fruit, which reputedly possesses vitamin P activity.
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A white or colorless crystalline compound, C28H34O15, occurring in citrus fruit.
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quercetinThe flavonoid alglucon of quercitrin, or rutin, and other glycosides, which is a widely distributed antioxidant present in fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and oranges, as well as in rinds, barks, clover blossoms and pollen. Early data indicates that quercetin has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and anticarcinogenic activity; it has been used for fibromyalgia, metabolic syndrome and as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
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A flavone diglycoside obtained from unripe citrus fruit.
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