|Molecular weight||358.39 g/mol|
|Names and Identifiers|
|CAS Registry Number||487-36-5|
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.