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Substance Name: Formononetin
RN: 485-72-3
UNII: 295DQC67BJ
InChIKey: HKQYGTCOTHHOMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Intermediate to formation of ROTENONE; has a deleterious effect on sheep grazing in "estrogenic clover" pastures.

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H12-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 268.2668
 

Classification Codes

  • Estrogens
  • Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
  • Hormones
  • Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
  • Phytoestrogens
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Formononetin

Synonyms

  • 7-Hydroxy-4'-methoxyisoflavone
  • Biochanin B
  • EINECS 207-623-9
  • Formononetin
  • Formononetol
  • NSC 93360
  • UNII-295DQC67BJ

Systematic Names

  • 4H-1-Benzopyran-4-one, 7-hydroxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)- (9CI)
  • 7-Hydroxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4-benzopyrone
  • 7-Hydroxy-4'-methoxyisoflavone
  • Isoflavone, 7-hydroxy-4'-methoxy- (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 485-72-3

FDA UNII

  • 295DQC67BJ

System Generated Number

  • 0000485723

Structure Descriptors

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

c1cc(OC)ccc1c1coc2cc(O)ccc2c1=O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 256.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 3.110 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.31E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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