fraxin
fraxin frax"in, n. [From {Fraxinus}.] (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance ({C16H18O10}) found in the bark of the ash ({Fraxinus}), and along with esculin in the bark of the horse-chestnut. It is structurally a derivative of a coumarin glucoside. It shows a delicate blue-green fluorescence in alkaline solutions; -- called also {paviin} and {fraxoside}. --MI-11br/

Syn:

8-([beta]-D-Glucopyranosyloxy)-7-hydroxy-6-methoxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one; also, 7,8-dihydroxy-6-methoxy-coumarin-8-[beta]-D-glucoside; fraxetin-8-glucoside. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fraxin — (= 7 hydroxy 6 methoxycoumarin 8 glucoside) Coumarinic glucoside from Fraxinus excelsiorthat has anti inflammatory and antimetastatic properties, the former probably because of its inhibitory effect on 5 HETE production …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • fraxin — ˈfraksə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary frax (from Latin fraxinus) + in; originally formed in German : a bitter yellowish crystalline glucoside C16H18O10 found especially in the bark of the ash and the horse chestnut …   Useful english dictionary

  • C16H18O10 — fraxin frax in, n. [From {Fraxinus}.] (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance ({C16H18O10}) found in the bark of the ash ({Fraxinus}), and along with esculin in the bark of the horse chestnut. It is structurally a derivative of a coumarin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fraxoside — fraxin frax in, n. [From {Fraxinus}.] (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance ({C16H18O10}) found in the bark of the ash ({Fraxinus}), and along with esculin in the bark of the horse chestnut. It is structurally a derivative of a coumarin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paviin — fraxin frax in, n. [From {Fraxinus}.] (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance ({C16H18O10}) found in the bark of the ash ({Fraxinus}), and along with esculin in the bark of the horse chestnut. It is structurally a derivative of a coumarin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fraxetin — ˈfraksəd.ə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary fraxin + etin : a yellow crystalline compound C10H8O5 derived from coumarin and obtained by hydrolysis of fraxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glucoside — Chemical structure of decyl glucoside, a plant derived glucoside used as a surfactant. A glucoside is a glycoside that is derived from glucose. Glucosides are common in plants, but rare in animals. Glucose is produced when a glucoside is… …   Wikipedia

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