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Flavonoid Functions in Plants and Their Interactions with Other Organisms

Mathesius, Ulrike


Flavonoids are structurally diverse secondary metabolites in plants, with a multitude of functions. These span from functions in regulating plant development, pigmentation, and UV protection, to an array of roles in defence and signalling between plants and microorganisms. Because of their prevalence in the human diet, many flavonoids constitute important components of medicinal plants and are used in the control of inflammation and cancer prevention. Advances in the elucidation of flavonoid...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Plants
DOI: 10.3390/plants7020030
Access Rights: Open Access


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