Fagopyrin

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Fagopyrin
Chemical structure of fagopyrin
Identifiers
PubChem 5488537
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C40H34N2O8
Molar mass 670,71 g/mol
Appearance red pigment
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Fagopyrin is a naturally occurring substance in the buckwheat plant.[1] Its chemical structure contains a naphthodianthrone skeleton similar that of to hypericin.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brockmann, Hans; Weber, Erhard; Sander, Elsbeth (1950). "Fagopyrin, ein photodynamischer Farbstoff aus Buchweizen (Fagopyrum esculentum)". Die Naturwissenschaften 37 (2): 43. doi:10.1007/BF00645366. 

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