In vivo metabolic tracking of 14C-radiolabelled isoflavones in kudzu (Pueraria lobata) and red clover (Trifolium pratense) extracts

@article{Mun2009InVM,
  title={In vivo metabolic tracking of 14C-radiolabelled isoflavones in kudzu (Pueraria lobata) and red clover (Trifolium pratense) extracts},
  author={Jonathan G. Mun and Michael D Grannan and Pamela J. Lachcik and Adam Reppert and Gad G. Yousef and Randy B. Rogers and Elsa M. Janle and Connie M. Weaver and Mary Ann Lila},
  journal={British Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={102},
  pages={1523 - 1530}
}
Absorption, distribution and elimination of 14C-labelled isoflavone-containing extracts from kudzu (Pueraria lobata) root culture and red clover (Trifolium pratense) cell culture were investigated in an in vivo rat model. The predominant isoflavones in the kudzu extract were the glycosides puerarin, daidzin and malonyl daidzin, while in the red clover extract, the major isoflavones were formononetin and its derivatives, genistein and biochanin A, with radioactivities of 3·770 and 7·256 MBq/g… 

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