CHEBI:8630 - pterostilbene

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ChEBI Name pterostilbene
Definition A stilbenol that consists of trans-stilbene bearing a hydroxy group at position 4 as well as two methoxy substituents at positions 3' and 5'.
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Formula C16H16O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 256.301
Monoisotopic Mass 256.10994
InChI InChI=1S/C16H16O3/c1-18-15-9-13(10-16(11-15)19-2)4-3-12-5-7-14(17)8-6-12/h3-11,17H,1-2H3/b4-3+
Metabolite of Species Details
Pterocarpus marsupium (IPNI:516505-1) Found in heartwood (PO:0004512). See: DOI
Vaccinium (NCBI:txid13749) Found in fruit (BTO:0000486). See: PubMed
Vitis vinifera (NCBI:txid29760) Found in leaf (BTO:0000713). See: PubMed
Vitis vinifera (NCBI:txid29760) Found in fruit (BTO:0000486). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
radical scavenger
A role played by a substance that can react readily with, and thereby eliminate, radicals.
Biological Role(s): neurotransmitter
An endogenous compound that is used to transmit information across the synapse between a neuron and another cell.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
apoptosis inducer
Any substance that induces the process of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in multi-celled organisms.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
anti-inflammatory agent
Any compound that has anti-inflammatory effects.
hypoglycemic agent
A drug which lowers the blood glucose level.
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Outgoing pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has parent hydride trans-stilbene (CHEBI:36007)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role anti-inflammatory agent (CHEBI:67079)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role apoptosis inducer (CHEBI:68495)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role hypoglycemic agent (CHEBI:35526)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role neuroprotective agent (CHEBI:63726)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role neurotransmitter (CHEBI:25512)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role radical scavenger (CHEBI:48578)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) is a diether (CHEBI:46786)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) is a methoxybenzenes (CHEBI:51683)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) is a stilbenol (CHEBI:36027)
Synonyms Sources
(E)-1-hydroxy-4-(3,5-dimethoxy)styrylbenzene ChEBI
(E)-3',5'-dimethoxy-4-stilbenol ChemIDplus
(E)-4'-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxystilbene ChEBI
3',5'-dimethoxy-4-stilbenol ChemIDplus
3',5'-dimethoxy-resveratrol ChEBI
3,5-dimethoxy-4'-hydroxy-trans-stilbene ChEBI
4-(2-(3,5-Dimethoxyphenyl)ethenyl)phenol ChemIDplus
4-[(E)-2-(3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)vinyl]phenol IUPAC
pterostilbene UniProt
Pterostilbene KEGG COMPOUND
trans-pterostilbene ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
3RL PDBeChem
4445042 ChemSpider
C00002902 KNApSAcK
CN101912377 Patent
CPD-6959 MetaCyc
EP2445488 Patent
FDB012375 FooDB
HMDB0130987 HMDB
KR20120000824 Patent
Pterostilbene Wikipedia
US2011224290 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2054316 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
537-42-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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08 June 2021