MetaCyc Compound Class: an isoflavonoid

Superclasses: an aromatic compound an organic aromatic compound a phenylpropanoid a flavonoid
an organic heterocyclic compound an organic heterobicyclic compound a benzopyran a 1-benzopyran a chromene a flavonoid

Isoflavonoids are a class of flavonoids based on the backbone of 1-benzopyran with an aryl substituent at position 3. They are biologically active compounds, such as the phytoestrogens produced by pea family plants.

an isoflavonoid compound structure

Child Classes: a 7-[β-D-apiofuranosyl-(1→6)-β-D-glucopyranosyloxy]isoflavonoid (0) , an isoflavone (49)

SMILES: C2([R9])(OC3(C(C([R4])C(C1(=CC([R3])=C([R2])C([R1])=C1))2)=C([R5])C([R6])=C([R7])C([R8])=3))

Unification Links: ChEBI:50753 , Wikipedia:Isoflavonoid

Reactions known to consume the compound:

Not in pathways:
a flavonoid + NADPH + oxygen + H+ → a 3'-hydroxy-flavonoid + NADP+ + H2O

Created 12-Oct-2011 by Caspi R , SRI International

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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