An organic heterotricyclic compound that is 2,3-dihydro-9H-[1,4]dioxino[2,3-h]chromen-9-one substituted by 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy phenyl group at position 3, a hydroxymethyl group at position 2 and a methoxy group at position 5 (the 2S,3R stereoisomer). An epimer of cleomiscosin A, it is isolated from the aerial parts of Rhododendron collettianum and exhibits inhibitory activity towards the enzyme tyrosinase.
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Any EC 1.14.18.* (oxidoreductase acting on paired donors, miscellaneous compound as one donor, incorporating 1 atom of oxygen) inhibitor that interferes with the action of tyrosinase (monophenol monooxygenase), EC 184.108.40.206, an enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of phenols (such as tyrosine) and is widespread in plants and animals.