By John Buckingham, V. Ranjit N. Munasinghe

Widely disbursed all through plant households, flavonoids provide many plants and culmination their brilliant shades. in addition they play a task in conserving the vegetation from microbe and bug assaults. extra importantly, the intake of meals containing flavonoids has been associated with various health and wellbeing merits. contemporary study exhibits that flavonoids should be nutritionally useful by way of triggering enzymes that lessen the chance of sure cancers, center disorder, and age-related degenerative ailments. meals that include excessive quantities of flavonoids comprise blueberries, pink beans, cranberries, and blackberries. Many different meals, together with purple and yellow vegetables and fruit and a few nuts, in addition to crimson wine and sure teas also are wealthy in flavonoids.

Due the capability wellbeing and fitness advantages, examine into flavonoids and their capability important results on human future health keeps unabated. Dictionary of Flavonoids with CD-ROM lists all recognized flavonoids (approximately 13,000) in one quantity. It info chemical constructions, actual houses, and organic resource, and in addition incorporates a concise bibliography. Derived from the well-respected Dictionary of usual Products, it's awarded in a compact dictionary layout, and is a useful reference resource for all these operating during this quarter. The e-book is observed via a CD-ROM totally searchable by way of chemical constitution in addition to by way of actual homes and chemical names.

Organized in alphabetical order, each one web page is choked with authoritative details that readers can simply entry. The publication and CD-ROM mixture offers researchers strong instruments for unlocking and using the secrets and techniques held in the shades of the plant kingdom.

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Mp 2868 dec. 52 From Araucaria cunninghamii, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, Cephalotaxus drupaceae, Taxus cuspidata, Ginkgo biloba and Selaginella moellendorffii. Shows CAMP-phosphodiesterase inhibitory activity. Inhibitor of influenza virus sialidase. Shows selective cytotox. against human cancer cell lines. Yellow plates (Me2CO). Mp 3368 Mp 3508. 662 Constit. of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba. Amorph. yellow powder. 004 in MeOH). 49) (MeOH). 52 Constit. , Cupressus sp. and Podocarpus sp. and also of Decussocarpus rospigliosi.

From leaf of Metasequoia glyptostroboides and from Cycasrevoluta. Cryst. ). Mp 324-3258. 493 Isol. from leaves of Sequoia sempervirens and Cunninghamia lanceolata. Mp 340-3418 dec. 52 From leaves of Ginkgo biloba and Selaginella moellendorffii. Bradykinin antagonist. C-AMP phosphodiesterase inhibitor. Shows selective cytotox. for human cancer cell lines. Yellow cryst. (Me2CO). Mp 2108 (effervesces and resolidifies) Mp 2458 (double Mp). lmax 213 (e 90000); 271 (e 42000); 330 (e 36500) (EtOH) (Berdy).

Cryst. (Me2CO). Mp 287-2898 Mp 295-2978 dec. lmax 271 (e 37600); 330 (e 35000) (EtOH) (Berdy). lmax 287 (e 50800); 378 (e 16000) (EtOH/NaOH) (Berdy). 547 From leaves of the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis. Yellow rods (Me2CO). Mp 3008. 547 Constit. of Araucaria excelsa, Taxus baccata and Thuja spp. Yellow solid. Mp 3008. 1 in Py). 573 Constit. of Dacrydium cupressinum ((9)form) and Araucaria cookii ((')-form). Yellow prisms (2-propanol/CH2Cl2). Mp 2738 Mp 292-2948 (racemate). [a]34 D '41 (EtOH/Py).

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