Catalogue number: A766510
Chemical name: Arbutin
Synonyms: 4-Hydroxyphenyl-β-D-glucopyranoside; Arbutine; Arbutoside; Arbutyne; Hydroquinone Glucose; Hydroquinone β-D-Glucopyranoside; NSC 4036; Ursin; Uvasol; p-Arbutin; p-Hydroxyphenyl β-D-Glucopyranoside; p-Hydroxyphenyl β-D-Glucoside; β-Arbutin
CAS Number: 497-76-7
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₁₂H₁₆O₇
Appearance: White Solid
Melting Point: 198-201°C
Mol. Weight: 272.25
Storage: Refrigerator
Solubility: DMSO, Methanol
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aromatics, Carbohydrates & Derivatives, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Arbutin is a glycosylated hydroquinone extracted from bearberry plant. Arbutin is a known inhibitor of tyrosinase, which in turn prevents the formation of melanin. Arbutin is often used as a skin-lightening agent in cosmetic products.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Magnusson, B., et al.: J. Invest. Dermatol., 52, 268 (1969), Goodwin, B., et al.: Contact Dermatitis, 7, 248, (1981), ,Itoh, M., et al.: J. Dermatol., 9, 223 (1982), Sugimoto, K., et al.: Biol. Pharm. Bull., 24, 510 (2004)
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