Ursolic acid

Ursolic acid
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Chemical FormulaC30H48O3
Molecular weight456.711 g/mol
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Traditional NameUrsolic acid, Urson, Prunol
CAS Registry Number77-52-1

 

Ursolic acid (sometimes referred to as urson, prunol, malol, or 3-beta-3-hydroxy-urs-12-ene-28-oic-acid), is a pentacyclic triterpenoid identified in the epicuticular waxes of apples as early as 1920 and widely found in the peels of fruits, as well as in herbs and spices like rosemary and thyme.

 

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