Synonyms: "sophoraflavanone B", "(2S)-5,7-dihydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-8-(3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl)-2,3-dihydro-4H-chromen-4-one", "flavaprenin"

Source: 8-prenylnaringenin is a prenylflavonoid and a potent plant-derived phytoestrogen.


IUPAC Name: (2S)-5,7-dihydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-8-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-2,3-dihydrochromen-4-one
CAS Number: 53846-50-7
PubChem ID: 480764
Canonical SMILES: CC(=CCC1=C(C=C(C2=C1OC(CC2=O)C3=CC=C(C=C3)O)O)O)C

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C20H20O5
Molecular Weight: 340,3698

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 3
Number of bond acceptors: 5
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 25


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Coldham NG, Sauer MJ. 2001. Identification, quantitation and biological activity of phytoestrogens in a dietary supplement for breast enhancement. Food & Chemical Toxicology 39(12):1211-1224.
Izzo G, Soder O, Svechnikov K. 2011. The prenylflavonoid phytoestrogens 8-prenylnaringenin and isoxanthohumol diferentially suppress steroidogenesis in rat Leydig cells in ontogenesis. J Appl Toxicol 31(6):589-594.
Milligan S, Kalita J, Pocock V, Heyerick A, De Cooman L, Rong H, De Keukeleire D. 2002. Oestrogenic activity of the hop phyto-oestrogen, 8-prenylnaringenin. Reproduction 123(2):235-242.

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