Phillygenin

Phil`lyg´e`nin


n.1.(Chem.) A pearly crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phillyrin.
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Components Fructus Rat plasma after oral Forsythiae administration of extract Fructus Forsythiae extract 1 Quinic acid + + 2 Forsythoside D + + 3 Caffeic acid + + 4 Forsythoside E + + 5 Hyperoside + + 6 Isoforsythoside + + 7 Rutin + + 8 lsoquercitin + + 9 Forsythoside B + + 10 Forsythoside A + + 11 Pinoresinol-[beta]- + + D-glucoside 12 Al# - + 13 Epipinoresinol- + + [beta]-D-glucoside 14 A2# - + 15 Pinoresinol + - monomethylether- [beta]-D-glucoside 16 Phillyrin + + 17 Quercetin + + 18 Arctiin + - 19 A3# - + 20 Epipinoresinol + + 21 Pinoresinol + + 22 Arctigenin + + 23 Phillygenin + + Peak no.
Phenylethanoid glycosides like forsythoside A, forsythoside B, and lignans such as phillyrin, forsythialan A, forsythialan B, phillygenin, and 8-hydroxypinoresinol were reported as antioxidant components of FSE (Piao et al.
Besides, the contents of phillyrin, pinoresinol glucoside and phillygenin, the representative ingredients in lignans of weeping forsythia extract, were about 0.