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ˈfleɪ voʊnflavone

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  1. flavonenoun

    a colorless crystalline compound that is part of a number of white or yellow plant pigments


  1. flavonenoun

    any of a class of tricyclic aromatic heterocyclic ketones, especially the naturally occurring flavonoids

  2. flavonenoun

    the parent compound of this class


  1. Flavone

    Flavone is an organic compound with the formula C6H4OC3H(Ph)O. A white solid, flavone is a derivative of chromone with a phenyl (Ph) substituent adjacent to the ether group. The compound is of little direct practical importance, but susbstituted derivatives, the flavones and flavonoids are a large class of nutritionally important natural products. Flavone can be prepared in the laboratory by cyclization of 2-hydroxacetophenone. Isomeric with flavone is isoflavone, where the phenyl group is adjacent to the ketone.


  1. flavone

    Flavone is a type of plant-based compound known as a flavonoid, characterized by a 15-carbon structure that includes two phenyl groups and a heterocyclic ring. Flavones are known for their beneficial health effects, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer, and anti-viral properties. Common examples include apigenin and luteolin. They are commonly found in foods such as parsley, celery, and various herbs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavone in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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