lignan
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lign- + 3-an Date: 1944 any of a class of propyl phenolic dimers including many found in plants and noted for having antioxidant and estrogenic activity

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  • Lignan — ist der Name folgender Gemeinden in Frankreich: Lignan de Bazas im Département Gironde Lignan de Bordeaux im Département Gironde Lignan sur Orb im Département Hérault Siehe auch: Lignane Diese Seite ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lignan — Not to be confused with Lignin. The lignans are a group of chemical compounds found in plants. Lignans are one of the major classes of phytoestrogens, which are estrogen like chemicals and also act as antioxidants. The other classes of… …   Wikipedia

  • lignan — noun Any of a class of phytoestrogens characterized by the presence of a pair of propylbenzene groupings …   Wiktionary

  • Lignan — Li|g|nan [↑ Lignin u. ↑ an (4)], das; s, e: durch Dehydrodimerisation hydroxy u. alkoxygruppenhaltiger Zimtalkohole entstandene niedermol. Naturstoffe mit versch. sauerstoffhaltigen Substituenten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lignan — lig·nan lig .nan n any of a class of propyl phenolic dimers including many found in plants and noted for having antioxidant and estrogenic activity …   Medical dictionary

  • lígnan — lígnan2 wv/t1b to deny …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Lignan-Sur-Orb — Lignan sur Orb …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lignan-sur-orb — Lignan sur Orb …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lignan-de-Bordeaux — Lignan de Bordeaux …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lignan-De-Bordeaux — Pays & …   Wikipédia en Français

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