Solasodine

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Solasodine
Solasodine.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 126-17-0 N
PubChem 442985
ChemSpider 391288 YesY
EC number 204-774-2
KEGG C10822 N
ChEBI CHEBI:CHEBI:565242 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL514596 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C27H43NO2
Molar mass 413.64 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Solasodine is a poisonous alkaloid chemical compound that occurs in plants of the Solanaceae family.[1] Solasonine and solamargine are glycoalkaloid derivatives of solasodine.[1] Solasodine is teratogenic.[2]

Uses[edit]

It is commercially used as a precursor for the production of complex steroidal compounds such as contraceptive pills.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Everist, S.L., Poisonous Plants of Australia, Angus & Robertson, revised edition 1981, ISBN 0-207-14228-9
  2. ^ Kinghorn, A.D., Toxic plants, Society for Economic Botany (U.S.), pp75-76 [1]