Agent Name

Phlorhizin

CAS Number

60-81-1

Formula

C21-H24-O10

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Floridzin; Phloretin 2'-glucoside; Phloretin-2'-O-beta-glucoside; Phloridzin; Phlorizin; Phlorizoside; Phlorrhizin; 1-Propanone, 1-(2-(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-4,6-dihydroxyphenyl)-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-; 2'-(beta-D-Glucopyranosyloxy)-4',6'-dihydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propiophenone; [ChemIDplus] 1-[2-(beta-D-Glucopyranosyloxy)-4,6-dihydroxyphenyl]-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-propanone; Phlorrhizen; Phloretin-2'-beta-glucoside; 4,6-Dihydroxy-2-(beta-D-glucosido)-beta-(p-hydroxyphenyl)propiophenone; [Merck Index]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Off-white powder; [ChromaDex MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in all parts of the apple tree except the mature fruit; Used in animal experiments to produce glycosuria; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal lethal dose (mouse) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [ChromaDex MSDS] Search for "Phlorhizin AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no articles on allergic contact dermatitis; [PubMed]

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