hesperidin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hesperidium.

Noun[edit]

hesperidin (uncountable)

  1. A citrus flavonoid compound, reported as the predominant flavonoid in lemons and oranges. Chemically, it is hesperetin-7-rutinoside, namely (S)-7-[‍[6-0-(6-deoxy-alpha-L-mannopyranosyl)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl] oxy]-2,3-dihydro-5-hydroxy-2-(3-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one.

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