Assay Method: HPLC
Herb SourseFrom root of Genista tinctoria Linn and Sophora subprostrata Chun et T. Chen.
Molecular Weight & Molecular FormulaC15H10O5270.25
Melting Point & Solubility mp297℃-298℃, Soluble in DMSO, ethanol and the usual organic solvents, in dil alkalies with yellow color. Practically insol in water.
BriefGreyish-white power, Genistein belongs to the Isoflavone class of flavonoids.
PharmacologyAnti-carcinogenic activity; anti-oxidant activity; anti-atherosclerosis; functions as Estrogen; reducing Cholesterol and triglyceride Levels; preventing osteoporosis.