Phloretin Phlor"e*tin, n. [From Phlorizin.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phlorizin, and formerly used to some extent as a substitute for quinine. [1913 Webster]

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  • phloretin — phlor·e·tin flȯr ət ən, flə rēt ən n a crystalline phenolic ketone C15H14O5 that is obtained esp. by hydrolysis of phlorizin and is a potent inhibitor of transport systems for sugars and anions …   Medical dictionary

  • phloretin — phlor·e·tin …   English syllables

  • phloretin — ˈflȯrəd.ə̇n, ˈflär , fləˈrēd.ə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: French phlorétine, from phlor (in phlorizin) + Greek rhētinē resin : a crystalline phenolic ketone C15H14O5 derived from phloroglucinol and phenol and obtained especially by hydrolysis of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phloretin hydrolase — In enzymology, a phloretin hydrolase (EC number| is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:phloretin + H2O ightleftharpoons phloretate + phloroglucinolThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are phloretin and H2O, whereas its two… …   Wikipedia

  • Phlorizin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Phlorizin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phloridzin — (Phlorrhizin), C42 H24 O20 + 4 HO, eine gepaarte Zuckerart in der Wurzelrinde vieler Obstbäume; wird durch Auskochen derselben u. Entfärben mit Thierkohle gewonnen; es krystallisirt in farblosen, seinen, vierseitigen, seidenglänzenden Nadeln, ist …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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