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Chemical structure of meciadanol
CAS number 65350-86-9, 87367-19-9
PubChem 47610
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Molecular formula C16H16O6
Molar mass 304.29 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Meciadanol is a synthetic O-methylated flavanol. It is the 3-O-methylation of catechin.

It inhibits the histidine decarboxylase in rats.[1]


  1. ^ Gastric protection by meciadanol. A new synthetic flavonoid-inhibiting histidine decarboxylase. Stanislaw J. Konturek, Mary Ellen Kitler, Tomasz Brzozowski and Tadeusz Radecki, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Volume 31, Number 8 / 1986, Pages 847-852, doi:10.1007/BF01296054