naringenin


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naringenin

(nar-in'jen-in),
A human metabolite of naringin (q.v.), possibly an inhibitor of some cytochrome P450 enzymes.
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Naringenin-oxime (NOX) is a new derivative compound of naringenin (4,5,7-trihydroxyflavanone) which is a predominant flavanone in citrus fruits including oranges and grapefruit [22].
Chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, p-coumaric acid, ferulic acid, quercetin, quercetin rutinoside (rutin), naringenin, naringin, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), gallic acid, Folin-Ciocalteu's phenol reagent, and formic acid were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Steinheim, Germany).
In vitro studies in human hepatoma cell line (HepG2) have shown that naringenin and hesperetin reduce the availability of lipids for the assembly of apolipoprotein (apo) B-containing lipoproteins, an effect mediated by the reduction of ACAT activity (Wilcox et al.
8-Prenylnaringenin (8-PN) was synthesized from naringenin as described previously (Gester et al.
Professor Cathie Martin, lead author of the paper published in Science Advances, explains: "Many flavones are synthesised using a compound called naringenin as a building block.
As well as being a good source of dietary fiber (8% Daily Value) and potassium (5% DV), half a medium grapefruit provides 64% DV of vitamin C and 28% DV of vitamin A, and also contains the health protective plant chemicals naringenin, limonin, lycopene (in pink and red varieties), and beta-carotene.
It is found that naringenin, an antioxidant derived from bitter-flavoured grapefruit and other citrus fruits, may cause the liver to break down fat while increasing insulin sensitivity, mimicking the actions of lipid-lowering and anti-diabetic drugs.
caudatus contained a number of phenolic compounds including quercetin, proanthocynidin, chlorogenic acid, catechin, epicatechin, myricetin and naringenin which have contributed to its high antioxidant activity [7].
Flavonoid biosynthesis is initiated by an enzymatic step catalyzed by chalcone synthase (CHS) that results in production of yellow color chalcone (naringenin chalcone).
Parmar, "The gastric anti-ulcer activity of naringenin, a specific histidine decarboxylase inhibitor," International Journal of Tissue Reactions, vol.