Glabridin

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Glabridin
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Names
IUPAC name
4-[(3R)-8,8-Dimethyl-3,4-dihydro-2H,8H-pyrano[2,3-f]chromen-3-yl]-1,3-benzenediol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.126.141
Properties
C20H20O4
Molar mass 324.38 g·mol−1
Appearance Yellowish-brown powder
Melting point 238–240 °C (460–464 °F; 511–513 K)[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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Glabridin is a chemical compound that is found in the root extract of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).[2] Glabridin is an isoflavane, a type of isoflavonoid. This product is part of a larger family of plant-derived molecules, the natural phenols.

It is used as an ingredient in cosmetics and is listed in International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI).

Glabridin is yellowish-brown powder. It is insoluble in water, but soluble in organic solvents such as propylene glycol.

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  1. ^ SciFinder Record for CAS#59870-68-7
  2. ^ Kinoshita, Takeshi; Kajiyama, Kiichiro; Hiraga, Yukio; Takahashi, Kunio; Tamura, Yukiyoshi; Mizutani, Kenji (1996). "Isoflavan derivatives from Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice)". Heterocycles. 43 (3): 581–588.