Definition of Luteolin

1. n. A yellow dyestuff obtained from the foliage of the dyer's broom (Reseda luteola).



Definition of Luteolin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A particular flavone, found in many vegetables, that functions as an antioxidant ¹

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Definition of Luteolin

1. a yellow pigment [n -S]

Medical Definition of Luteolin

1. A yellow dyestuff obtained from the foliage of the dyer's broom (Reseda luteola). Origin: From NL. Reseda luteola, fr. L. Luteolus yellowish, fr. Luteus: cf. F. Luteoline. See Luteous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteolin

luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor
luteinizing principle
luteinoma
luteins
lutelike
lutembacher's syndrome
lutembacher syndrome
lutenist
lutenists
luteo-
luteocobalt
luteocobaltic
luteogenic
luteohormone
luteol
luteolin (current term)
luteolins
luteolysin
luteolysis
luteolytic
luteolytic agents
luteoma
luteoplacental shift
luteotrophic
luteotrophin
luteotrophins
luteotropic
luteotropic hormone
luteotropin
luteotropins

Literary usage of Luteolin

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1. The Natural Organic Colouring Matters by Arthur George Perkin, Arthur Ernest Everest (1918)
"are readily prepared by the action of the acids on luteolin in the presence of boiling acetic acid. By treatment with water these compounds are ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1896)
"Arthur G. Perkin has studied the behavior of acids upon luteolin, ... By the action of nitric acid upon luteolin, Rochleder had obtained oxalic acid. ..."

3. Chemistry of the Organic Dye-stuffs by Rudolf Nietzki (1892)
"The composition of these bodies is unknown. luteolin [1, 36, 37, 38]. ... luteolin is the colouring-matter of weld, the leaves and skin of Reseda ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1896)
"These reactions prove that the hydroxyl group in luteolin which resists ... When heated with alcoholic potash to 130—140°, luteolin triethyl ether yields ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"For purification, either the luteolin is dissolved in boiling concentrated vinegar, the solution evaporated, and the luteolin extracted from the residue by ..."

6. Principles of Organic and Physiological Chemistry by Carl Löwig (1853)
"luteolin. In dyers' weed (Reseda luteola), ... Alum, sugar of lead, and acetate of copper, give yellow precipitates in the luteolin solution. ..."

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