Karanjin

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Karanjin
Chemical structure of karanjin
Identifiers
CAS number 521-88-0 N=
PubChem 100633
ChemSpider 90925 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL208484 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C18H12O4
Molar mass 292.29 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Karanjin, a furanoflavonol, a type of flavonoid. It is obtained from the seeds of the karanja tree (Millettia pinnata, aka Pongamia glabra Vent.), a tree growing wild in south India. Karanjin is an acaricide and insecticide. Acaricide means a product that is used to kill mites (Acarina). Karanjin is used as bio pesticide / bio insecticide and is reported to have nitrification inhibitory properties.[1]

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