neoflavone


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neoflavone

(nē′ō-flā′vōn′)
n.
1. A crystalline compound, C15H10O2, that is a derivative of coumarin and an isomer of flavone.
2. Any of a class of flavonoid plant metabolites derived from neoflavone.

ne′o·fla′vo·noid′ adj.
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As shown in Table 1 and Figures 1-4, flavonoids 1-91 can be divided into six different groups: flavones 1-3, and isoflavones 4-20; flavanones 21-31, flavans 32-34, isoflavanones 35-43, and isoflavans 44-52; neoflavones 53-64; chalcones 65-70; pterocarpans 71-82; bisflavonoids 83-91.
Caption: Figure 3: Neoflavones (53-64), chalcones (65-70), and pterocarpans (71- 82) from Dalbergia odorifera species.