Definition of Rutin

1. n. A glucoside resembling, but distinct from, quercitrin. Rutin is found in the leaves of the rue (Ruta graveolens) and other plants, and obtained as a bitter yellow crystalline substance which yields quercitin on decomposition.



Definition of Rutin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A flavonoid, found in many plants, that is a glycoside of quercetin and rutinose. ¹

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Definition of Rutin

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rutin

1. A glucoside resembling, but distinct from, quercitrin. Rutin is found in the leaves of the rue (Ruta graveolens) and other plants, and obtained as a bitter yellow crystalline substance which yields quercitin on decomposition. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rutin

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ruthlessness
ruthlessnesses
ruths
rutic
rutic acid
rutidosis
rutilant
rutilate
rutilated
rutilates
rutilating
rutile
rutiles
rutilian
rutin (current term)
rutinic acid
rutinose
rutinoside
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rutter
rutterkin
rutterkins
rutters
ruttier
ruttiers

Literary usage of Rutin

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"To purify the rutin, hydrate of lead is added to the boiling alcoholic solution, ... rutin crystallises from its aqueous solution in pale yellow-delicate ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"Moreover, the relation subsisting between quercetin and rutin is to be expressed, noi by rutin + water = quercetin and sugar, but by quercetin + water ..."

3. Proceedings (1855)
"I enter upon the discharge of the duties of this import- The Committee rutin-d, and Rov. Am.« »nt"d derated office with serious misgivings. ..."

4. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"rutin always occurs in the cell-contents, according" to O. Herrmann (I, 30). He recommends for its micro- chemical recognition ammonia or ..."

5. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"rutin always occurs in the cell-contents, according to 0. Herrmann (I, 30). He recommends for its microchemical recognition ammonia or lime-water, ..."

6. The Natural Organic Colouring Matters by Arthur George Perkin, Arthur Ernest Everest (1918)
"rutin. rutin was discovered by Weiss (Chem. Zentr., 1842, 305) in the leaves of a rue (Ruta graveolens, Linn.), and was subsequently isolated from capers ..."

7. Wöhler's Outlines of Organic Chemistry by Friedrich Wöhler, Ira Remsen, Rudolph Fittig (1873)
"rutin is a glucoside, very similar to quercitrin, but not identical with it, contained in Ruta graveolens— the loppers ..."

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