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Pharmacological activities and pharmacokinetic study of hyperoside: A short review

Aun Raza
Xiuquan Xu
Huifang Sun
Jian Tang
Zhen Ouyang


Hyperoside (quercetin-3-O-D-galactoside) is a flavonol glycoside which has been  isolated from different plants. It has different pharmacological actions such as  anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, neuroprotective, cardio-protective, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, anti-fungal, radio-protective, gastro-protective, and antioxidant activities. Studies on its pharmacokinetic (PK) properties revealed that it is a stable compound with no significant gender variation in its activities. Other significant details on its pharmacological properties and information for future investigations on its components are provided.

Keywords: Hyperoside; Anti-inflammatory, Antidepressant, Neuroprotective, Antidiabetic, Anticancer, Antioxidant, Cytochrome P450

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eISSN: 1596-9827
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