noun Etymology: genist- (from New Latin Genista tinctoria, a species of broom) + -ein, alteration of 1-in Date: 1900 an isoflavone C15H10O5 found especially in soybeans and shown in laboratory experiments to have antitumor activity

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  • Genistein — Chembox new ImageFile = Genistein.svg ImageSize = 200px IUPACName = 5,7 Dihydroxy 3 (4 hydroxyphenyl)chromen 4 one OtherNames = 4 ,5,7 Trihydroxyisoflavone Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 446 72 0 PubChem = 5280961 SMILES =… …   Wikipedia

  • Genistein — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Genistein Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • genistein — (= 4,5,7 trihydroxyisoflavone) Inhibitor of protein tyrosine kinases. Competes at ATP binding site and will inhibit other kinases to some extent …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • genistein — noun An isoflavone, found in clover, soya etc., that has estrogenic properties …   Wiktionary

  • genistein — ge·nis·tein jə nis tē ən, nis .tēn n an isoflavone C15H10O5 found esp. in soybeans and shown in laboratory experiments to have antitumor activity …   Medical dictionary

  • genistein — ge·nis·te·in …   English syllables

  • genistein — An isoflavone found in soy products. Soy isoflavones are being studied to see if they help prevent cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • genistein — jə̇ˈnistēə̇n, ˈniˌstēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Genista, genist (from New Latin genus name of Genista tinctoria) + ein : a colorless crystalline compound C15H10O5 derived from isoflavone, occurring usually combined …   Useful english dictionary

  • Génistéine — Général Nom IUPAC 5,7 dihydroxy 3 (4 hydroxyphényl) 4H chromén 4 one Synonymes 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Soybean — ] Role of soyfoods in disease preventionOmega 3 fatty acidsOmega 3 fatty acids, for example, alpha linolenic acid C18 3, all cis, 9,12,15 octadecatrienoic acid (where the omega 3 refers to carbon number 3 counting from the hydrocarbon tail… …   Wikipedia

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