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- AbouZid, Sameh F.; Ahmed, Hayam S.; Moawad, Abeer S.; Owis, Asmaa I.; Chen, Shao-Nong; Nachtergael, Amandine; McAlpine, James B.; Brent Friesen, J.; Pauli, Guido F.
- Fitoterapia 2017 v.119 pp. 175-184
- Silybum marianum; biosynthesis; chemoprevention; chemotaxonomy; correlation; fruits; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; principal component analysis; secondary metabolites; silymarin; Egypt
- ... Flavonolignans constitute an important class of plant secondary metabolites formed by oxidative coupling of one flavonoid and one phenylpropanoid moiety. The standardized flavonolignan-rich extract prepared from the fruits of Silybum marianum is known as silymarin and has long been used medicinally, prominently as an antihepatotoxic and as a chemopreventive agent. Principal component analysis of t ...
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