Definition of "rutin" [ru•tin]

  • A flavonoid, found in many plants, that is a glycoside of quercetin and rutinose. (noun)

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Use "rutin" in a sentence
  • "Rooibos also contains calcium, fluoride, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper and potassium along with other flavonoids such as rutin, and various proanthocyanidins."
  • "SU: Caper contains mainly water (85%), bitter glycosides (such as rutin and glucocapparin), pentosans, rutic acid, pectin, and saponin."
  • "On the other hand, flavonoids such as rutin, naringin and catechin were inactive in both systems."