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Puerarin

Puerarin
Names
IUPAC name
7-Hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-8-[(3R,4R,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]chromen-4-one
Other names
Daidzein-8-C-glucoside
7,4'-Dihydroxy-8-C-glucosylisoflavone
Identifiers
 YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
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PubChem
Properties
C21H20O9
Molar mass 416.38 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 YesY  (: YesY/N?)

Puerarin, one of several known isoflavones, is found in a number of plants and herbs, such as the root of Pueraria (Radix puerariae)[1] notably of the kudzu plant.

Puerarin is the 8-C-glucoside of daidzein.[2]

List of plants that contain the chemical

Notes and references

  1. ^ Puerarin, an isoflavonoid derived from Radix puerariae, potentiates endothelium-independent relaxation via the cyclic AMP pathway in porcine coronary artery, Dennis K.Y. Yeunga, Susan W.S. Leung, Yan Chun Xua, Paul M. Vanhouttea and Ricky Y.K. Mana, 2006
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