Lignans and isoflavonoids
inhibit aromatase enzyme in human preadipocytes.
in non-leguminous families: an update.
Conclusions: The cytotoxicity of the studied isoflavonoids
and especially the pterocarpan 3 deserve more detailed exploration in the future to develop novel anticancer drugs against sensitive and otherwise drug-resistant phenotypes.
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Caption: Figure 1: Structure of flavonoid (1), isoflavonoid
(2), genistein (3), and biochanin A (4).
The radical scavenging activities of radix pueraria isoflavonoids
: A chemiluminescence study.
Antioxidant effects of isoflavonoids
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Flavonoids and isoflavonoids
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(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.