isoflavonoid


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isoflavonoid

(ī′sō-flā′vō-noid′)
n.
Any of a large group of water-soluble flavones that are plant pigments, are thought to be antioxidants, and are found in a variety of foods, especially soy products.
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Protective effect of the isoflavonoid equol against hairless mouse skin carcinogenesis induced by UV radiation alone or with a chemical cocarcinogen.
Other phenolic metabolites previously used as biomarkers of food consumption include 4'-O-methylgallic acid (the main gallic acid metabolite) for tea (14), isoferulic acid for coffee (14), and isoflavonoids for soy (15).
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.
Identification and accumulation of isoflavonoids and isoflavone glucosides in soybean leaves and hypocotyls in resistance responses to Phytophthora megasperma f.
In the body of wines that we have analyzed, daidzein appears to be the more prevalent or major isoflavonoid with concentrations ranging from 1 to 5.
For the isoflavonoid equol, women excreting the least were four times as likely to have cancer as women shedding the most.
The most important phytoestrogens are the isoflavonoid compounds found readily in legumes (soybeans and their products are the richest known source) and the lignins which are present in whole grains, legumes and vegetables (the highest known concentrations are found in flaxseed or linseed).
50] values below 10 [micro]M were obtained with isoflavonoid 1 and lignan 4 in CCRF-CEM leukemia cells and interestingly in P-glycoprotein expressing CEM/ADR5000 cells (Table 1).
1997) found that both transcript levels of CHS and isoflavonoid and tannin accumulation were improved in transgenic Lotus, which express antisense of French bean CHS gene.
2007) found isoflavonoid, Pentamethoxyflavone, terpenoids Amyrin and Ursolic acid or Oleanolic acid, constitutive antifungal compounds in leaves.
Soy product intake and serum isoflavonoid and estradiol concentrations in relation to bone mineral density in postmenopausal Japanese women.
Simmonds & Stevenson (2001) have identified the isoflavonoid mixture of maackiain and judaicin extracted from chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.