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Gastrodin

≥98% (HPLC)

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Synonym(s):
(2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-6-(4-hydroxymethyl-phenoxy)-tetrahydro-pyran-3,4,5-triol, 4-β-D-glucopyranosyloxybenzyl alcohol, 4-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol 4-O-β-D-glucoside
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H18O7
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
286.28
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

plant (Gastrodia elata Blume)

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

application(s)

detection
metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

O[C@@H]1[C@@H](CO)O[C@@H](OC2=CC=C(CO)C=C2)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O

InChI

1S/C13H18O7/c14-5-7-1-3-8(4-2-7)19-13-12(18)11(17)10(16)9(6-15)20-13/h1-4,9-18H,5-6H2/t9-,10-,11+,12-,13-/m1/s1

InChI key

PUQSUZTXKPLAPR-UJPOAAIJSA-N

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General description

Gastrodin, a phenolic glucoside, is the main active ingredient of the traditional Chinese medicinal compound Tianma. Gastrodin is an active component of Gastrodia elata Blume, a herb belonging to the Orchidaceae family.

Application

Gastrodin has been used as a control to estimate the gastrodin content in the leaves, roots and stems of Anoectochilus formosanus Hayata.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Gastrodin can penetrate through the blood-brain barrier and has been suggested to have neuroprotective effects against hypoxia. It is also known to reduce the immunoreactivity of gamma-aminobutyric acid shunt enzymes in hippocampal tissues. Traditionally, gastrodin is also known to be effective in the treatment of headache, vertigo, dizziness and convulsive disorders. Along with anticonvulsant property, it also possesses antiepileptic, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory and antiobesity action. Gastrodin is also helps in learning and memory stimulation.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

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Not applicable

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Not applicable


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