Gastrodigenin

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Gastrodigenin
Chemical structure of gastrodigenin
Names
IUPAC name
4-(Hydroxymethyl)phenol
Other names
4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.009.790
Properties
C7H8O2
Molar mass 124.139 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Gastrodigenin is a phenolic compound found in the rhizome of Gastrodia elata.[1]

Gastrodin is the glucoside of gastrodigenin.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Habenariol, a phenolic compound found in the semi aquatic orchid Habenaria repens

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayashi, J.; Sekine, T.; Deguchi, S.; Lin, Q.; Horie, S.; Tsuchiya, S.; Yano, S.; Watanabe, K.; Ikegami, F. (2002). "Phenolic compounds from Gastrodia rhizome and relaxant effects of related compounds on isolated smooth muscle preparation". Phytochemistry. 59 (5): 513–519. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(02)00008-0. PMID 11853746.
  2. ^ Guo, Z.; Tan, T.; Zhong, Y.; Wu, C. (1991). "Study of the mechanism of gastrodin and derivatives of gastrodigenin" [Study of the mechanism of gastrodin and derivatives of gastrodigenin]. Hua xi yi ke da xue xue bao / Journal of West China University of Medical Sciences (in Chinese). 22 (1): 79–82. PMID 1663484.