CHEBI:490095 - esculetin

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ChEBI Name esculetin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:490095
Definition A hydroxycoumarin that is umbelliferone in which the hydrogen at position 6 is substituted by a hydroxy group. It is used in filters for absorption of ultraviolet light.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:4852, CHEBI:605090
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Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): ultraviolet filter
A photochemical role realized in the absorption of ultraviolet light, for example to protect skin cells from damage.
antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Related Structures
esculetin is a Functional Parent of
esculin
Mass : 340.28210
Formula : C15H16O9
4853
8-geranylesculetin
Mass : 314.376
Formula : C19H22O4
134359
2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2,3-dihydro-7H-pyrano[2,3-g][1,4]benzodioxin-7-one
Mass : 356.327
Formula : C19H16O7
91203
2-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2,3-dihydro-7H-pyrano[2,3-g][1,4]benzodioxin-7-one
Mass : 386.353
Formula : C20H18O8
91204
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