Hymecromone

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Hymecromone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-Hydroxy-4-methylchromen-2-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 90-33-5 YesY
ATC code A05AX02
PubChem CID 5280567
DrugBank DB07118
ChemSpider 4444190 YesY
UNII 3T5NG4Q468 YesY
KEGG D00170 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:17224 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL12208 YesY
Synonyms 4-Methylumbelliferone
Chemical data
Formula C10H8O3 
Mol. mass 176.17 g/mol
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Hymecromone (4-methylumbelliferone) is a drug used in bile therapy. It is used as choleretic and antispasmodic drugs and as a standard for the fluorometric determination of enzyme activity.

Hymecromone is a crystalline solid with a melting point of 194–195 °C. It is soluble in methanol and glacial acetic acid.