Pinoresinol

Pinoresinol
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Chemical FormulaC20H22O6
Molecular weight358.39 g/mol
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Traditional NamePinoresinol
CAS Registry Number487-36-5

 

Pinoresinol is a lignan found in Styrax sp. and in Forsythia suspensa. It is also found in the caterpillar of the cabbage butterfly, Pieris rapae where it serves as a defence against ants.

In food, it is found in sesame seed, in Brassica vegetables and in olive oil.

 

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