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Pinosylvin



Pinosylvin
IUPAC name 5-[(E)-2-Phenylethenyl]benzene-1,3-diol
Other names (E)-3,5-Stilbenediol
trans-3,5-Dihydroxystilbene
Identifiers
CAS number
PubChem 5280457
SMILES C1=CC=C(C=C1)\C=C\C2=CC(=CC(=C2)O)O
Properties
Molecular formula C14H12O2
Molar mass 212.244 g/mol
Melting point

153-155 °C

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Pinosylvin is a pre-infectious stilbenoid toxin (i.e. synthesized prior to infection), contrary to phytoalexins which are synthesized during infection. It is present in the heart-wood of Pinaceae. It is a fungitoxin protecting the wood from fungal infection.

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