The isoflavonoids are natural phenolic compounds having in common the 1,2-diphenylpropane skeleton (1). Structurally and biogenetically they are closely related to the flavonoid compounds which are derivatives of 1,3-diphenylpropane (2).


Absolute Configuration Methyl Ether Flavonoid Compound Cicer Arietinum Flavonoid Pathway 
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