Momordol

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Momordol
Skeletal formula of momordol
Identifiers
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C26H48O5
Molar mass 440.66 g mol−1
Appearance Liquid
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Momordol or 1-hydroxy-1,2-dimethyl-2-[8′,10′-dihydroxy-4′,7′-dimethyl-11′-hydroxy methyl-trideca]-3-ethyl-cyclohex-5-en-4-one is a chemical compound with formula C
26
H
48
O
5
, found in the fresh fruit of the bitter melon (Momordica charantia).[1]

The compound is an oily liquid, soluble in ethyl acetate and methanol but not in pure chloroform or petrol. It was isolated in 1997 by S. Begum and others.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sabira Begum, Mansour Ahmed, Bina S. Siddiqui, Abdullah Khan, Zafar S. Saify, and Mohammed Arif (1997), Triterpenes, a sterol and a monocyclic alcohol from Momordica charantia. Phytochemistry, volume 44, issue 7, pages 1313-1320