Pinocembrin

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Pinocembrin
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Names
IUPAC name
(2S)-5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-4H-chromen-4-one
Other names
Dihydrochrysin
Galangin flavanone
5,7-Dihydroxyflavanone
5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-4H-chromen-4-one
4H-1-benzopyran-4-one, 2,3-dihydro-5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenyl-
5,7-Dihydroxy-2-phenyl-chroman-4-one
Identifiers
480-39-7 N
ChEBI CHEBI:28157 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL399910 N
ChemSpider 208593 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 238782
Properties
C15H12O4
Molar mass 256.25 g/mol
Density 1.386 g/mL
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Pinocembrin is a flavanone, a type of flavonoid. It is an antioxidant found in damiana,[1] honey, fingerroot,[2] and propolis.[3]

Pinocembrin can be converted biosynthetically to pinobanksin by hydroxylation adjacent to the ketone.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zhao, J; Dasmahapatra AK; Khan SI; Khan IA (Dec 2008). "Anti-aromatase activity of the constituents from damiana (Turnera diffusa)". J Ethnopharmacol 120 (3): 387–393. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.09.016. PMID 18948180. 
  2. ^ Punvittayagul, C; Wongpoomchai R; Taya S; Pompimon W. (January 2011). "Effect of pinocembrin isolated from Boesenbergia pandurata on xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes in rat liver.". Drug Metabolism Letters 5 (1): 1–5. doi:10.2174/187231211794455226. PMID 20942797. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  3. ^ Bosio K, Avanzini C, D’Avolio A, Ozino O, Savoia D (2000). "In vitro activity of propolis against Streptococcus pyogenes". Letters in Applied Microbiology 31 (2): 174–177. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2672.2000.00785.x. PMID 10972723.