Iridin Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Iridin Properties


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Iridin is an isoflavone, a type of flavonoid. It is the 7-glucoside of irigenin and can be isolated from several species of irises like orris root, Iris florentina or Iris versicolor, also commonly known as the larger blue flag. The compound is toxic and these plants have been mentioned as causing poisoning in humans and animals.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 491-74-7
Density 1.558g/cm3
IUPAC Name 5-Hydroxy-3-(3-hydroxy-4,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-6-methoxy-7-[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxychromen-4-one
Melting Point 208 °C
Molar Mass 522.45 g/mol
Molecular Formula C24H26O13
Synonyms Irisin;Iridin uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X