Enterodiol

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Enterodiol
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Names
IUPAC name
(2R,3R)-2,3-bis[(3-hydroxyphenyl)methyl]butane-1,4-diol
Other names
(−)-Enterodiol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.162.704
UNII
Properties
C18H22O4
Molar mass 302.37 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Enterodiol is a lignan formed by the action of intestinal bacteria on lignan precursors found in plants.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lampe JW (2003). "Isoflavonoid and lignan phytoestrogens as dietary biomarkers". J Nutr. 133 (Suppl 3): 956S–964S. PMID 12612182.