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Gossypetin, also known as 3,5,7,8,3',4'-hexahydroxyflavone, is a flavonol, a type of flavonoid. It has been isolated from the flowers and the calyx of Hibiscus sabdariffa (roselle) and exhibits a strong antibacterial activity.
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The enzyme 8-hydroxyquercetin 8-O-methyltransferase uses S-adenosyl methionine and gossypetin to produce S-adenosylhomocysteine and 3,5,7,3',4'-pentahydroxy-8-methoxyflavone. Recently it was shown that gossypetin has radioprotective activity.
- Antibacterial activity of gossypetin isolated from hibiscus sabdariffa
- Amitava Khan, Krishnendu Manna, Chinchubose, Mahuya Sinha, Dipesh Kr Das, Swaraj Bandhu Kesh, Anindita Chakrabarty, Asoke Banerji & Sanjit Dey: Gossypetin, a naturally occurring hexahydroxy flavones ameliorates gamma radiation mediated DNA damage International Journal Of Radiation Biology (2013):89(11): 965-975.
- Obianyo, Obiamaka; Ye, Keqiang (2013). "Novel small molecule activators of the Trk family of receptor tyrosine kinases". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics. 1834 (10): 2213–2218. ISSN 1570-9639. doi:10.1016/j.bbapap.2012.08.021.
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