Homovanillyl alcohol Chemical Properties,Usage,Production
Homovanillyl alcohol is a yellow to light brown crystalline chunks with an odorant found in strawberries, grapes and olive oil. Homovanillyl alcohol has high scavenging activities and inhibits homocysteine-induced endothelial cell adhesion.
Homovanillyl alcohol is a biological metabolite of Hydroxytyrosol. Hydroxytyrosol is a phenolic compound that is present in virgin olive oil (VOO) and wine. Homovanillyl alcohol protects red blood cells (RBCs) from oxidative injury and has protective effect on cardiovascular disease. It was used in the preparation of galactosides.
ChEBI: Homovanillyl alcohol is a member of methoxybenzenes and a member of phenols.It is a key component of QMP, has been shown to modulate aversive learning behavior in young worker bees.
Homovanillyl alcohol is a key component of Queen mandibular pheromone.