Fucosterol

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Fucosterol
Fucosterol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(3S,8S,9S,10R,13R,14S,17R)-10,13-Dimethyl-17-[(E,2R)-5-propan-2-ylhept-5-en-2-yl]-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
KEGG
MeSH C015896
Properties
C29H48O
Molar mass 412.70 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Fucosterol is a sterol isolated from algae such as Ecklonia cava or Ecklonia stolonifera.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zhen, Xing-Hua; Quan, Ying-Chun; Jiang, Hai-Ying; Wen, Zheng-Shun; Qu, You-Le; Guan, Li-Ping (2015). "Fucosterol, a sterol extracted from Sargassum fusiforme, shows antidepressant and anticonvulsant effects". European Journal of Pharmacology. 768: 131–8. doi:10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.10.041. PMID 26515446. 

External links[edit]

  • Jung, H. A.; Islam, M. N.; Lee, C. M.; Oh, S. H.; Lee, S; Jung, J. H.; Choi, J. S. (2013). "Kinetics and molecular docking studies of an anti-diabetic complication inhibitor fucosterol from edible brown algae Eisenia bicyclis and Ecklonia stolonifera". Chemico-Biological Interactions. 206 (1): 55–62. doi:10.1016/j.cbi.2013.08.013. PMID 23994501.