Kaempferide

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Kaempferide
Kaempferide structure
Names
IUPAC name
3,5,7-trihydroxy-2-(4-methoxyphenyl)chromen-4-one
Other names
Kaempferid
4'-Methylkaempferol
Kaempferol 4'-methyl ether
4'-O-Methylkaempferol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.036
KEGG
Properties
C16H12O6
Molar mass 300.26 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Kaempferide is an O-methylated flavonol, a type of chemical compound. It can be found in Kaempferia galanga (aromatic ginger).

Metabolism[edit]

The enzyme kaempferol 4'-O-methyltransferase uses S-adenosyl-L-methionine and kaempferol to produce S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine and kaempferide.

Glycosides[edit]

Icariin is the tert-amyl alcohol derivative of kaempferide 3,7-O-diglycoside.

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