Amyrin

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Amyrins
Alpha-amyrin.svg
α-Amyrin
Beta-amyrin.svg
β-Amyrin
Identifiers
CAS number 638-95-9 (α) YesY, 559-70-6 (β) YesY
PubChem 73170 (α), 73145 (β)
ChemSpider 65935 (α), 65921 (β)
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Properties
Molecular formula C30H50O
Molar mass 426.72 g mol−1
Melting point α: 186 °C[1]
β: 197-187.5 °C[2]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

The amyrins are a pair of closely related natural chemical compounds of the triterpene class. They are designated α-amyrin and β-amyrin. Each has the chemical formula C30H50O. They are widely distributed in nature and have been isolated from a variety of plant sources. α-Amyrin is found in dandelion coffee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 653
  2. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 654