Product Name: Oxyresveratrol
Synonyms: Tetrahydroxystilbene, Hydroxyresveratrol,
IUPAC Name: (E)-4-(3,5-Dihydroxystyryl)benzene-1,3-diol,
Description: Oxyresveratrol (ORV), a polyphenolic stilbene, is abundantly derived from the heartwood of the traditional Thai plant, Artocarpus lakoocha Roxburgh, which belongs to the Moraceae family. This compound has been demonstrated to have an inhibitory effect on the growth of Herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 and HSV-2 wild types, drug-resistant HSV-1 strains, clinical isolates of HSV-1 and HSV-2, in addition to numerous varicella zoster virus (VZV) strains, including the wild type, thymidine kinase-deficient and DNA polymerase VZV mutants in vitro. Numerous biological activities of ORV have also been reported, including tyrosinase-inhibition and antioxidant and anthelmintic activities.