Nepetin

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Nepetin
Chemical structure of nepetin
Ball-and-stick model of nepetin
Names
IUPAC name
2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-5,7-dihydroxy-6-methoxychromen-4-one
Other names
6-Methoxyluteolin
6-methoxy 5,7,3',4'-tetrahydroxyflavone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
Properties
C16H12O7
Molar mass 316.26 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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Nepetin is the 6-Methoxy derivative of the pentahydroxyflavone 6-Hydroxyluteolin, an O-methylated flavone. It can be found in Eupatorium ballotaefolium.[1]

Glycosides[edit]

Nepitrin is the 7-glucoside of nepetin.

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