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Genistin CAS 529-59-9

Molecular Formula: C21H20O10

Formula Weight: 432.38

ZSpharmac: Genistin Cosmetic Raw Material Suppliers

Product Name: Genistin
CAS No: 529-59-9
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Genistin
Other Names:Genistein
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Off-White Neat
EINECS No.:610-921-5
Provide:Genistin MSDS;
Genistin COA

What is Genistin?

From the perspective of chemical raw materials, genistin is a natural product belonging to the isoflavone class of compounds with a complex chemical structure and a wide range of biological activities. Genistin is one of the important components of soybean isoflavones. Specifically, it is the 7-O-β-D-glucoside form of genistein. The chemical formula of genistin is C21H20O10, and the molecular weight is 432.38 g/mol.

The structural characteristics of genistin include an isoflavone core, namely 3-(4′,5′-dihydroxyphenyl)-7-(β-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-4H-chromen-4-one, in which the hydroxyl and glucoside groups on the isoflavone core give it unique chemical and biological properties. This structure makes genistin have good water solubility, and compared with its non-glycosylated counterpart genistein, genistin is more likely to be stable in an aqueous environment.

Genistin Property

Melting point 254°C
Boiling point 256 °C
alpha D21 -28° (c = 0.6 in 0.02N NaOH); D26 -21.4° (pyridine)
density 1.642±0.06 g/cm3(Predicted)
storage temp. 2-8°C
solubility DMSO: 10 mg/mL
form neat
color Off-white


Applications of Genistin

1. Pharmacology and Medicine
Anticonception: Genistin has shown the potential to inhibit the growth of many types of cancer cells, such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, and gastric cancer. The mechanism may involve inhibition of the cell cycle, induction of apoptosis, inhibition of angiogenesis, and reduction of tumor volume.
Cardiovascular health: The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of genistin help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as atherosclerosis and hypertension.
Improving insulin resistance: In diabetes management, genistin may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity and lowering blood sugar levels.
Estrogen-like effects: Genistin can mimic some of the effects of estrogen, help relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, and may help prevent osteoporosis.

2. Food science and nutrition
Food additives: Genistin, as part of soy isoflavones, can be added to foods as a functional food ingredient to enhance nutritional value, especially for women’s health.
Antioxidant: The antioxidant properties of genistin make it a potential application in food preservation and shelf life extension.

3. Cosmetics and Skin Care
Anti-aging: The antioxidant effect of genistin helps reduce free radical damage and slows the skin aging process. It can be used in anti-wrinkle and skin-tightening cosmetics.
Whitening and Protection: Its inhibition of tyrosinase activity may help reduce melanin production and is used in skin care products for whitening and protection against UV damage.

4. Agriculture and Plant Protection
Plant Growth Regulators: Genistin may have a growth regulating effect on certain crops, promoting plant health and yield.

5. Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry
Raw Material Supply: Genistin, as a natural compound, provides a raw material basis for the development of new drugs and health products, especially in anti-tumor drugs and hormone replacement therapy.

6. Research and Analytical Chemistry
Model Compounds: Genistin is used as a model compound in scientific research to study the biological activity and metabolic pathways of isoflavone compounds.

Prominent Applications of Genistin in Cosmetics

Antioxidant Effect:
Genistein has a strong antioxidant capacity, which can scavenge free radicals and reduce oxidative stress caused by UV rays, pollution and other environmental factors, thereby helping to slow down the skin aging process.
It can be added to skin care products as a natural antioxidant to protect the skin from damage while maintaining the skin’s elasticity and radiance.

Whitening and Spot Lightening:
Genistein is able to inhibit the activity of tyrosinase, a key enzyme involved in the synthesis of melanin. By inhibiting tyrosinase, genistin can help reduce the production of melanin, thereby achieving the effect of whitening and lightening spots.
This property makes genistin an ideal ingredient for whitening products, spot removal creams and skin tone even-out products.

Anti-inflammatory and Soothing:
The anti-inflammatory effect of genistin helps reduce skin inflammation and has potential benefits for treating acne, erythema and other inflammatory skin problems.
It can be added to anti-sensitive and damaged skin repair skin care products to help restore skin barrier function and reduce irritation and discomfort.

Promote Collagen Production:
Collagen is an important protein that maintains the structure and elasticity of the skin. By boosting collagen production, genistin helps improve skin firmness and elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Estrogen-like effects:
Genistein has mild estrogen-like effects, which may help improve skin conditions in menopausal women, as the skin may become thinner and lose elasticity as estrogen levels in the body decrease.
This property makes genistin a valuable ingredient in skin care products for mature skin.

Sunscreen and photoprotection:
Genistein can enhance the skin’s resistance to UV rays and reduce DNA damage caused by UV rays, thereby reducing the risk of skin cancer and preventing photoaging.


National Center for Biotechnology Information. “PubChem Compound Summary for CID 5281377, Genistin” PubChemhttps://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Genistin. Accessed 2 July, 2024.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Genistin raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure the quality and stable supply of our products. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Genistin raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relations with domestic and foreign customers and won their trust and praise.

If you have any needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, and we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best service and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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