Ferujol

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Ferujol
Ferujol.png
Names
IUPAC name
8-{[(2E)-3,7-dimethyloct-2-en-1-yl]oxy}-7-hydroxy-2H-chromen-2-one
Identifiers
98299-78-6 YesY
ChemSpider 4940313 YesY
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PubChem 6435569
Properties
C19H24O4
Molar mass 316.39 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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Infobox references

Ferujol is a compound in the coumarin family, isolated from Ferula jaeschkeana.

It is reported to have contraceptive activity when given to female rats 1–5 days after coitus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singh MM, Gupta DN, Wadhwa V, Jain GK, Khanna NM, Kamboj VP. (1985) Contraceptive efficacy and hormonal profile of ferujol: a new coumarin from Ferula jaeschkeana. Planta medica 1985 (3):268-270