Synonyms: "5,7-dihydroxyflavone", "chrysine", "5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenylchromen-4-one", "5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenyl-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one"
Source: chrysin is a flavonoid that occurs naturally in plants such as the passionflower, silver linden, and some geranium species, and in honey and bee propolis (glue).
IUPAC Name: 5,7-dihydroxy-2-phenylchromen-4-one
CAS Number: 480-40-0
PubChem ID: 5281607
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)C2=CC(=O)C3=C(C=C(C=C3O2)O)O
Molecular Formula: C15H10O4
Molecular Weight: 254.238
Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 4
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 19
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