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- (±)-Allantoin, 1-(2,5-Dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl)urea, 5-Ureidohydantoin, Allantion, Allantol, Cordianine, DL-Allantoin, Glyoxyldiureid, Glyoxyldiureide, Glyoxylic diureide, NSC 7606, Psoralon, SD 101, Sebical, Septalan
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- >95% by HPLC
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- Soluble in methanol or DMSO
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Allantoin is a metabolic intermediate of purine catabolism in plants widely used in the cosmetic industry as a moisturiser and aid to topical wound healing. Pharmacologically, allantoin has been demonstrated to activate imidazoline-3 (I3) receptors located in pancreatic tissues and ameliorate B-cell damage induced by streptozotocin. In Arabidopsis, allantoin activates abscisic acid (ABA) production, thereby stimulating stress-related gene expression and enhancing seedling tolerance to abiotic stress.
- Antinociception and anti-inflammatory effects of Memora nodosa and allantoin in mice. Florentino I.F. et al. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016, 186, 298.
- Allantoin ameliorates chemically-induced pancreatic β-cell damage through activation of the imidazoline I3 receptors. Amitani M. et al. Peer J. 2015, e1105/1-e1105/15.
- Allantoin, a stress-related purine metabolite, can activate jasmonate signaling in a MYC2-regulated and abscisic acid-dependent manner. Hiroshi T. et al. J. Exp. Botany 2016, 67, 2519.