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A Review on Bioflavonoids of Allium cepa

Nimisha T., Anamika B., Animesh S., Manasvi J., Karishma K., Surya Prakash D.V.


Bioflavonoids of Allium cepa are most abundant polyphenols, diverse group of plant chemicals, pigments and secondary metabolites. Quercetin, rutin, kaempferol, myricetin, isorhamentin flavonoids are found in Allium cepa. These flavonoids act as antioxidants, physiological regulators, chemical messengers and cell cycle inhibitors. These show various pharmacological activities like anti-cancer activity, anti-inflammatory activity, anti-oxidant activity and anti-oxidant activity.

Keywords: Allium cepa, quercetin, rutin, flavonoid, activities

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Nimisha T, Anamika B, Surya Prakash DV et al. A Review on Bioflavonoids of Allium cepa. Research & Reviews: Journal of Herbal Science. 2017; 6(3): 1–3p.

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