IUPAC name
67777-61-1 YesY
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ChemSpider 114232
PubChem 128913
Molar mass 186.17 g·mol−1
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Furanochromone is a chemical compound which is a derivative of chromone (1,4-benzopyrone) and furan.[1]

Some chemical derivatives of furanochromone show strong interaction with DNA.[2] Furanochromones can be produced in callus cultures of Ammi visnaga[3] or in Pimpinella monoica.[4]


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  2. Niccolai, Neri; Bovalini, Lucia; Martelli, Paola (1986). "The mechanisms of interaction between furanochromones and dna". Biophysical Chemistry. 24 (3): 217–20. doi:10.1016/0301-4622(86)85027-X. PMID 3768467.
  3. Krolicka A.; Staniszewska I.; Malinski E.; Szafranek J.; Łojkowska E. (2003). "Stimulation of furanochromone accumulation in callus cultures of Ammi visnaga L. by addition of elicitors". Pharmazie. 58 (8): 590–592. PMID 12967041.
  4. D. L. Luthria; A. Banerji (1994). "Biosynthesis of furanochromones in Pimpinella monoica" (PDF). Journal of Chemical Sciences. 106 (5): 1149–1156. doi:10.1007/BF02841922.

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