Are flavonoids natural multitaskers? Take this quiz to find out!
#1. Are flavonoids essential for the survival of plants?
Yes, otherwise they cannot reproduce.
No, but they give them an evolutionary advantage.
Yes, in nature it is all about survival.
#2. Are flavonoids responsible for the colour of fruits and flowers?
Some, but not all, flavonoids can contribute to the colour of fruits and flowers.
Yes, the colour of fruits and flowers depends on flavonoids only.
No, flavonoids are not plant pigments at all.
#3. Can flavonoids support the fight against viruses?
No, there are no flavonoids with anti-viral activities.
All plant flavonoids have anti-viral capacities.
Novel flavonoids produced by genetically modified organisms could potentially support the fight against viruses, even against COVID19.