Apocynin

Title: Apocynin
CAS Registry Number: 498-02-2
CAS Name: 1-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)ethanone
Additional Names: acetovanillon; 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyacetophenone
Molecular Formula: C9H10O3
Molecular Weight: 166.17
Percent Composition: C 65.05%, H 6.07%, O 28.88%
Literature References: From rhizome of Canadian hemp, Apocynum cannabinum L., Apocynaceae and from A. androsaemifolium: Finnemore, J. Chem. Soc. 93, 1513, 1520 (1908). Also from the essential oil (butter) of the rhizomes of Iris spp., Iridaceae: Naves, Helv. Chim. Acta 32, 1351 (1949).
Properties: Fine needles from water, mp 115°. bp 295-300°. Faint vanilla odor. Slightly sol in cold, freely in hot water, alc, benzene, chloroform, ether. Practically insol in petr ether.
Melting point: mp 115°
Boiling point: bp 295-300°
Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynum cannabinum Apolipoprotein E Apoptolidin Aporeine

Apocynin
Acetovanillone.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 498-02-2 YesY
PubChem 2214
ChemSpider 21106900 YesY
UNII B6J7B9UDTR YesY
KEGG C11380 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:2781 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL346919 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C9H10O3
Molar mass 166.17 g/mol
Melting point 115 °C; 239 °F; 388 K
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Apocynin, also known as acetovanillone, is a natural organic compound structurally related to vanillin. It has been isolated from a variety of plant sources and is being studied for its variety of pharmacological properties.