Synonyms: "daidzeol", "4',7-dihydroxyisoflavone", "7,4'-dihydroxyisoflavone", "isoaurostatin", "diadzein"

Source: daidzein is an isoflavonoid phytoestrogenic compound found in soybeans, pea pods, clover, kudzu, and other legumes.


IUPAC Name: 7-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)chromen-4-one
CAS Number: 486-66-8
PubChem ID: 5281708
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C2=COC3=C(C2=O)C=CC(=C3)O)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C15H10O4
Molecular Weight: 254.238

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 4
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 19


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Kuiper GGJM, Lemmen JG, Carlsson B, Corton JC, Safe SH, van der Saag PT, van der Burg P, Gustafsson JA. 1998. Interaction of estrogenic chemicals and phytoestrogens with estrogen receptor beta. Endocrinology 139(10):4252-4263.

Nishihara T, Nishikawa J, Kanayama T, Dakeyama F, Saito K, Imagawa M, Takatori S, Kitagawa Y, Hori S, Utsumi H. 2000. Estrogenic activities of 517 chemicals by yeast two-hybrid assay. Journal of Health Science 46(4):282-298.

Ohlsson A, Ulleras E, Cedergreen N, Oskarsson A. 2010. Mixture effects of dietary flavonoids on steroid hormone synthesis in the human adrenocortical H295R cell line. Food Chem Toxicol 48(11):3194-3200.

Scippo ML, Argiris C, Van De Weerdt C, Muller M, Willemsen P, Martial J, Maghuin-Rogister G. 2004. Recombinant human estrogen, androgen and progesterone receptors for detection of potential endocrine disruptors. Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry 378(3)

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