CHEBI:18088 - formononetin

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ChEBI Name formononetin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:18088
Definition A member of the class of 7-hydroxyisoflavones that is 7-hydroxyisoflavone substituted by a methoxy group at position 4'.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5146, CHEBI:14279, CHEBI:18194, CHEBI:24086
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Formula C16H12O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 268.26410
InChI InChI=1S/C16H12O4/c1-19-12-5-2-10(3-6-12)14-9-20-15-8-11(17)4-7-13(15)16(14)18/h2-9,17H,1H3
InChIKey HKQYGTCOTHHOMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COc1ccc(cc1)-c1coc2cc(O)ccc2c1=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): phytoestrogen
Any compound produced by a plant that happens to have estrogenic activity.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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Outgoing formononetin (CHEBI:18088) has functional parent daidzein (CHEBI:28197)
formononetin (CHEBI:18088) has role phytoestrogen (CHEBI:76989)
formononetin (CHEBI:18088) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
formononetin (CHEBI:18088) is a 7-hydroxyisoflavones (CHEBI:55465)
formononetin (CHEBI:18088) is a methoxyisoflavone (CHEBI:38756)
formononetin (CHEBI:18088) is conjugate acid of formononetin(1−) (CHEBI:77688)
Incoming 2'-hydroxyformononetin (CHEBI:17678) has functional parent formononetin (CHEBI:18088)
formononetin 7-O-rutinoside (CHEBI:85135) has functional parent formononetin (CHEBI:18088)
ononin (CHEBI:7775) has functional parent formononetin (CHEBI:18088)
formononetin(1−) (CHEBI:77688) is conjugate base of formononetin (CHEBI:18088)
IUPAC Name
7-hydroxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4H-chromen-4-one
Synonyms Sources
4'-O-methyldaidzein ChEBI
7-hydroxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4H-benzopyran-4-one ChEBI
biochanin B ChEBI
Formononetin KEGG COMPOUND
formononetol ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C00002525 KNApSAcK
C00858 KEGG COMPOUND
Formononetin Wikipedia
FORMONONETIN MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1288158 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
237979 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
485-72-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
Last Modified
06 March 2015