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 256.29640
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+
SMILES COc1cc(OC)cc(c1)\C=C\c1ccc(O)cc1
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.
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
An endogenous compound that is used to transmit information across the synapse between a neuron and another cell.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has parent hydride trans-stilbene (CHEBI:36007)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
pterostilbene (CHEBI:8630) has role neurotransmitter (CHEBI:25512)
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
C00002902 KNApSAcK
CN101912377 Patent
CPD-6959 MetaCyc
EP2445488 Patent
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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25 February 2016