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Chemical structure of canolol
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ChemSpider 33074
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PubChem 35960
Molar mass 180.20 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Canolol is a phenolic compound found in crude canola oil.[1][2] It is produced by decarboxylation of sinapic acid during canola seed roasting.[3][4]


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  2. ^ 4-Vinyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol (canolol) suppresses oxidative stress and gastric carcinogenesis in Helicobacter pylori-infected carcinogen-treated Mongolian gerbils. Cao X, Tsukamoto T, Seki T, Tanaka H, Morimura S, Cao L, Mizoshita T, Ban H, Toyoda T, Maeda H and Tatematsu M, Int J Cancer., 1 Apr 2008, 122(7), pages 1445-1454, PubMed
  3. ^ Antioxidant canolol production from a renewable feedstock via an engineered decarboxylase. Krista L. Morley, Stephan Grosse, Hannes Leischa and Peter C. K. Lau, Green Chem., 2013,n15, pages 3312-3317, doi:10.1039/C3GC40748A
  4. ^ Isolation and Identification of a Potent Radical Scavenger (Canolol) from Roasted High Erucic Mustard Seed Oil from Nepal and Its Formation during Roasting. Kshitij Shrestha, Christian V Stevens, Bruno De Meulenaer, J. Agric. Food Chem., 2012, 60 (30), pp 7506–7512, doi:10.1021/jf301738y