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Flavokavains (also called flavokawains) are a class of chalconoids found in the kava plant. Currently identified types include flavokavain A, flavokavain B, and flavokavain C.[1]


  1. ^ Zi, Xiaolin; Anne Simoneau (2005-04-15). "Flavokawain A, a Novel Chalcone from Kava Extract, Induces Apoptosis in Bladder Cancer Cells by Involvement of Bax Protein-Dependent and Mitochondria-Dependent Apoptotic Pathway and Suppresses Tumor Growth in Mice". Cancer Research. 65 (8): 3479–3486. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-04-3803. PMID 15833884.

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