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n.1.(Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, C9H6O4, extracted from daphnin.
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Results: Treatment with esculin, scoparone and daphnetin produced the best protective effects.
Discussion: The intestinal anti-inflammatory activity of coumarin derivatives were related to their antioxidant properties, suggesting that consumption of coumarins and/or foods rich in coumarin derivatives, particularly daphnetin, esculin and scoparone, could prevent intestinal inflammatory disease.
Scopoletin (6-methoxy-7-hydroxycoumarin), scoparone (6,7-dimethoxy-coumarin), fraxetin (7,8-dihydroxy-6-methoxycoumarin), 4-methylumbelliferone (4-methyl-7-hydroxycoumarin), esculin (6,7-dihydroxy-6-0-glucosylcoumarin), daphnetin (7,8-dihydroxycoumarin) (Fig.
2003) reported the molecular and biochemical characterization of a gene encoding a novel O-methyltransferase that catalyzes the methylation of daphnetin in winter rye (Secale cereale L.
Daphnetin methylation by a novel O-methyltransferase is associated with cold acclimation and photosystem II excitation pressure in rye.
Intestinal absorption of daphnetin by rats single pass perfusion in situ.
Daphnetin induced differentiation of human renal carcinoma cells and its mediation by p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase.
Natural products like esculetin, fraxetin, daphnetin and other related coumarin derivatives are recognized as inhibitors of the lipoxygenase and cycloxygenase enzymic systems, and of neutrophil-dependent superoxide anion generation (Fylaktakidou et al.