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Modern Concepts & Developments in Agronomy

Quercetin- A Mini Review

  • Open or Close Muhammad FM1, Ahsan M2 and Abdul W3

    1South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

    2Department of Chemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan

    3Government College University Faisalabad-38000, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Muhammad Faisal Manzoor, School of Food Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, Email: faisaluos26@gmail.com

Submission: August 21, 2017; Published: January 29, 2018

Volume1 Issue2
January 2018

Abstract

Quercetin a flavonoid to be a member of a group of flavonols is universally consumed in the human diet and responsibly to give the color to various fruits and vegetables [1]. Mainly occur in the form of glycosides, but their other derivative have been identified [2-5]. This paper presents some recent advances regarding quercetin structure, derivatives, sources and their medicinal benefits with their effective dosage [6-8].

Keywords: Quercetin; Derivatives; Plant sources; Medicinal benefits

Abbreviations: Fe-NTA: Ferric Nitrilo Triacetate; MIC: Minimum Inhibitory Concentration, NF- KB; Nuclear Factor Kappa B, MBC: Minimum Bactericidal Concentration, INOS: Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase

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