Coniferin is a glucoside of coniferyl alcohol. This white crystalline solid is a metabolite in conifers, serving as an intermediate in cell wall lignification, as well as having other biological roles. It can also be found in the water root extract of Angelica archangelica subsp. litoralis.
• β-D-Glucopyranoside 4-(3-hydroxy-1-propenyl)-2-methoxyphenyl
• Coniferyl alcohol β-D-glucoside
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||342.35 g/mol|
|Melting point||186 °C (367 °F; 459 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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