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Chemical Compound Review

Alpinetin     7-hydroxy-5-methoxy-2-phenyl- chroman-4-one

Synonyms: CHEMBL427218, SureCN1460823, ANW-71135, MEGxp0_000549, AC1N2RVR, ...
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Disease relevance of Alpinetin

  • Alpinetin (7-hydroxy-5-methoxyflavanone), one of the main constituents from the seeds of Alpinia katsumadai Hayata, belongs to flavonoids with its usefulness as antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and other important therapeutic activities of significant potency and low systemic toxicity [1].

High impact information on Alpinetin


  1. Effect of Chinese medicine alpinetin on the structure of human serum albumin. He, W., Li, Y., Xue, C., Hu, Z., Chen, X., Sheng, F. Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Cardamonin and alpinetin from the seeds of Amomum subulatum. Bheemasankara Rao, C., Namosiva Rao, T., Suryaprakasam, S. Planta Med. (1976) [Pubmed]
  3. Comparison of the characterization on binding of alpinetin and cardamonin to lysozyme by spectroscopic methods. He, W., Li, Y., Tang, J., Luan, F., Jin, J., Hu, Z. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Vasorelaxant effects of cardamonin and alpinetin from Alpinia henryi K. Schum. Wang, Z.T., Lau, C.W., Chan, F.L., Yao, X., Chen, Z.Y., He, Z.D., Huang, Y. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Effects of alpinetin on rat vascular smooth muscle cells. Li, Y.J., Du, G.H. Journal of Asian natural products research. (2004) [Pubmed]
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