World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0024562980
Reproduction Date:

Title: Flavan-4-ol  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Flavan-4-ol, Flavanone, Flavonoids, MYB (gene), Flavan
Collection: Flavan-4-Ols
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Chemical structure of flavan-4-ol
Molecular formula C15H14O2
Molar mass 226.27 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 YesY   YesY/N?)

The flavan-4-ols (3-deoxyflavonoids) are

  1. ^ Styles and Ceska, 1977
  2. ^ Flavan-4-ol concentration in leaf tissues of grain mold susceptible and resistant sorghum plants at different stages of leaf development. Ramamurthi Jambunathan, Milind S. Kherdekar, J. Agric. Food Chem., 1991, 39 (6), pp 1163–1165
  3. ^ Flavan-4-ol Glycosides from the Rhizomes of Abacopteris penangiana. Zhao Zhongxiang, Ruan Jinlan, Jin Jing, Zou Jian, Zhou Daonian, Fang Wei and Zeng Fanbo, J. Nat. Prod., 2006, 69 (2), pp 265–268 doi:10.1021/np050191p
  4. ^ Progressive Loss of DNA Methylation Releases Epigenetic Gene Silencing From a Tandemly Repeated Maize Myb Gene. Rajandeep S. Sekhon1 and Surinder Chopra Genetics, Vol. 181, 81-91, January 2009


These compounds have absorption maxima of 564 nm.[4]

Spectral data

Flavanone 4-reductase is an enzyme that uses (2S)-flavan-4-ol and NADP+ to produce (2S)-flavanone, NADPH, and H+.


Known flavan-4-ols


  • Known flavan-4-ols 1
  • Metabolism 2
  • Spectral data 3
  • References 4

[3].Abacopteris penangiana extract of the rhizomes of methanol) can be isolated from a 6,8-dimethyl-7-hydroxy-4‘-methoxyanthocyanidin-5-O-β-d-glucopyranoside and triphyllin A together with D and C, B, A Glycosides (abacopterins [2]

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.