isoflavone


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isoflavone

(ī′sō-flā′vōn′)
n.
1. A crystalline compound, C15H10O2, that is an isomer of flavone.
2. Any of a class of flavonoid phytoestrogens that are found primarily in soybeans and act as antioxidants.

isoflavone

Alternative pharmacology
Any of a number of hormone-like substances found in peanuts, beans and lentils, which are thought to have anticarcinogenic properties.

isoflavone

Nutrition Any of a family–eg, genistein, daidzen, of phytoestrogens in peanuts, beans, soy beans, lentils, that are carcinoprotective and ↓ ASHD. Cf Genistein, Nutraceutical, Soy, Textured vegetable protein.

isoflavone

3-phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one; many of the naturally occurring estrogenic substances in pasture plants are isoflavones.
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On the other hand, soy peptides and isoflavones are biodegradable, environmentally friendly and non-toxic.
A list of the isoflavone content of soy dietary sources, sourced from the US Department of Agriculture Database for the Isoflavone Content of Selected Foods, (17) is provided in Table 1.
There is growing interest in using soy isoflavones in diseases related to metabolic syndrome.
Isoflavone concentrations of 10 [micro]mol/L or even as high as 50 [micro]mol/L to 100 [micro]mol/L in vitro studies have never been achieved in the human body with common diet.
05), while the 160 mg isoflavone group found significant differences (pless than 0.
66 hot flashes daily, to that of the soy isoflavone group, which averaged decreases of 2.
Soy isoflavones (including genistein and daidzein) failed to prevent bone loss or hot flashes in one of the biggest studies done so far.
The company offers a microencapsulated slow release product, Solgen SR, which liberates small particles of isoflavone into the blood for 12 hours.
Some isoflavone metabolites are secreted by the liver into bile, which is then secreted into the small intestine.
Of these, 43 underwent randomization, with 21 and 22 assigned to the isoflavone and placebo groups respectively (Fig.
Many stress conditions influence the isoflavone content of plants such as, excessive UV, microbial infections, mechanical wounding of the plant, chemicals such as heavy metals and pesticides (Balakumar et al.