androsin

androsin

[′an·drə·sən]
(biochemistry)
C15H20O8 A glucoside found in the herb Apocynum androsaemifolium; yields glucose and acetovanillone on hydrolysis.
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Chemical constituents identified in the extract were as (Mahmood et al., 2002; Singab 2004) Iristectorigenin A, tectorigenin, 5,7,3'-trihydroxy-6,4'-dimethoxyflavone, Tectoridin-4'-glucoside, Tectorigenin 4'-O-[beta]-D glucosyl(6" [right arrow] 1"')glucoside, androsin, 6-Glucosyl-5,7,8,4'-tetrahydroxyflavone, Irsoquin B and tectoridin (Fig.
Compound time mass sum 1 Irisoquin B 2.0 392 989.1 2 Tectoridin-4'-glucoside 17.4 624 1515.2 3 6-glucosyl-5,7.8,4'- 18.8 448 215.6 tetrahydroxyflavone 4 Androsin 19.1 328 286.9 5 Tectorigenin 4'-O-[beta]-D 20.2 624 2903.2 glucosyl (6" [right arrow]'") glucoside 6 Iristectorigenin A 20.6 330 2316.9 7 Tectoridin 21.8 462 6297.6 8 5,7,3'-trihydroxy-6,4'- 26.6 332 143.3 dimethoxyflavonone 9 Tectorigenin 28.5 300 7300.9 10 5,7-dihydroxy-6,2'- 31.8 314 3405.6 dimethoxyisoflavone
"Androsin," a phenolic glycoside isolated from Picrorhiza kurroa, has been attributed with antiasthmatic properties and efficacy against allergies (Dorsch, et al., 1991b; Mahajani, et al., 1977).