naringin definition

  • noun:
    • the most important flavonoid glycoside in grapefruit, providing the good fresh fruit its bitter flavor, which can be metabolized into flavanone naringenin in humans.
    • A lemon-colored levorotatory glucoside, C21H26O11.4H2O, contained in the blossoms of Citrus decumena, from Java. It crystallizes in small monoclinic prisms so when anhydrous melts at 171° C. also referred to as aurantiin and hesperidin.

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