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Product overview

  • Name
  • Short description
    Estrogen receptors (ER) agonist. Phytoestrogen.
  • Biological description
    Estrogen receptors (ER) agonist. Soy phytoestrogen and genistein analog. Also shows activity at PPARs. Shows both estrogenic/anti-estrogenic activity, induces apoptosis and anticancer effects. Active in vivo.
  • Biological action
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    7-Hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4H-1- benzopyran-4-one
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Daidzein [486-66-8]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number
  • PubChem identifier
  • InChi
  • InChiKey
  • MDL number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    -20°C (desiccate)
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in DMSO (100mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Daidzein

  • Isoflavone metabolites and their in vitro dual functions: they can act as an estrogenic agonist or antagonist depending on the estrogen concentration.

    Hwang CS et al (2006) J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 101(4-5) : 246-53.
    PubMedID: 16965913
  • Daidzein induced apoptosis via down-regulation of Bcl-2/Bax and triggering of the mitochondrial pathway in BGC-823 cells.

    Tang S et al (2013) Cell Biochem Biophys 65(2) : 197-202.
    PubMedID: 22926545
  • Daidzein causes cell cycle arrest at the G1 and G2/M phases in human breast cancer MCF-7 and MDA-MB-453 cells.

    Choi EJ et al (2008) Phytomedicine 15(9) : 683-90.
    PubMedID: 18541420
Our products in action
The following papers have cited the use of Daidzein (HB2488) from Hello Bio. If you have published a paper using this product, and it is not shown here, then please tell us! We will send you a free gift as a thank you!
  • Noradrenaline Modulates the Membrane Potential and Holding Current of Medial Prefrontal Cortex Pyramidal Neurons via β1-Adrenergic Receptors and HCN Channels.

    Grzelka et al(2017) Grzelka et al 11:341 : 2
    PubMedID: 29209170
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