silymarin

A substance obtained from milk thistle seeds that is being studied in the prevention of liver damage caused by certain cancer treatments.

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  • silymarin — noun A mixture of flavonolignans extracted from the blessed milk thistle (Silybum marianum), used as a source of silibinin …   Wiktionary

  • silymarin — sil·y·mar·in .sil i mar ən n an antioxidant flavonoid C25H22O10 consisting of a mixture of three isomers isolated from seeds of the milk thistle, held to have properties protecting the liver from or clearing it of toxins, and used in dietary… …   Medical dictionary

  • Milk thistle — This article is about the true milk thistles. For another plant that is sometimes referred to as a milk thistle, see Sow thistle (disambiguation). Milk thistle Silybum marianum Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Silibinin — Drugbox IUPAC name = 3,5,7 trihydroxy 2 (3 (3 hydroxy 4 methoxyphenyl) 2 (hydroxymethyl) 2,3 dihydrobenzo [b] [1,4] dioxin 6 yl)chroman 4 one CAS number= 22888 70 6 ATC prefix=A05 ATC suffix=BA03 PubChem= 31553 DrugBank= C = 25 |H = 22 |O = 10… …   Wikipedia

  • Silybum marianum — Blessed milk thistle redirects here. For blessed thistle , see Cnicus. Milk thistle Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Mariendistel — (Silybum marianum) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glutathione — Glutathione[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Carduus marianus — Mariendistel Mariendistel (Silybum marianum) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silibinin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Silibinin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silybum marianum — Mariendistel Mariendistel (Silybum marianum) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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