Meciadanol

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Meciadanol
Chemical structure of meciadanol
Names
IUPAC name
2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3-methoxy-3,4-dihydro-2H-chromene-5,7-diol
Other names
3-O-Methylcatechin
Meciadanolum
3',4',5,7-Tetrahydroxy-3-methoxyflavan
(2R,3S)-2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3-methoxy-5,7-chromandiol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.059.719
UNII
Properties
C16H16O6
Molar mass 304.30 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Meciadanol is a synthetic O-methylated flavanol. It is the 3-O-methylation of catechin.

It inhibits histidine decarboxylase in rats.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Konturek, Stanislaw J; Ellen Kitler, Mary; Brzozowski, Tomasz; Radecki, Tadeusz (1986). "Gastric protection by meciadanol". Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 31 (8): 847–852. doi:10.1007/BF01296054.