Quercetin

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  1. 5, 7, 3 - tri hydroxy flavone
  2. 5, 7, 3, 4 - tetrahydroxy flavone
  3. 3, 5, 7, 3, 4 - pentahydroxy flavone
  4. 3, 5, 7, 3, 4 - pentahydroxy flavonol

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5, 7, 3 - tri hydroxy flavone

2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-3,5,7-trihydroxy-4H-chromen-4-one Or 5, 7, 3 - tri hydroxy flavone

Quercetin is a flavonoid and it is in aglycone form. The other names of Quercetin are Sophoretin, Meletin, Xanthaurine, Quercetol, Quercitin, Quertine, Flavin and meletin.

It is an polar auxin transport inhibitor. Higher concentration of quercetin is present in outer ring and the part close to the root of the red onion.

Quercetin is present in tomatoes of about 79%, all chemically grown fruits, vegetables, leaves and grains and in honey.

The derivative found in cottonseeds and cottonseed oil is CTN-986.

It is used in treating the conditions of the heart and atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, heart disease, and circulation problems.

It is also used for diabetes, cataracts, hay fever, peptic ulcer, schizophrenia, inflammation, asthma, gout, viral infections, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), preventing cancer.

5, 7, 3, 4 - tetrahydroxy flavones, 3, 5, 7, 3, 4 - pentahydroxy flavones and 3, 5, 7, 3, 4 - pentahydroxy flavonol are not the chemical name of the quercetin because the groups present in the chemical names are not present in the structure.

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