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Laricitrin

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Formula  C16H12O8
Molar mass  332.26 g/mol
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Laricitrin is an O-methylated flavonol, a type of flavonoid. It is found in red grape (absent in white grape) and in Vaccinium uliginosum (bog billberries). It is one of the phenolic compounds present in wine.

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Metabolism

Laricitrin is formed from myricetin by the action of the enzyme myricetin O-methyltransferase. It is further methylated by laricitrin 5'-O-methyltransferase into syringetin.

Glycosides

  • Laricitrin 3-O-galactoside, found in grape
  • Laricitrin 3-glucoside found in Larix sibirica
  • Laricitrin 3,5’-di-O-β-glucopyranoside, found in Medicago littoralis
  • References

    Laricitrin Wikipedia


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