Galanolactone

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Galanolactone
Galanolactone
Names
IUPAC name
(3E)-3-[2-[(1R,2S)-5,5,8a-trimethylspiro[3,4,4a,6,7,8-hexahydro- 1H-naphthalene-2,2'-oxirane]-1-yl]ethylidene]oxolan-2-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
MeSH galanolactone
Properties
C20H30O3
Molar mass 318.45 g/mol
Solubility in acetone Soluble
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Galanolactone is a diterpenoid lactone first isolated from ginger. It is known to be present in acetone extracts of ginger, and appears to be an antagonist at 5-HT3 receptors.[1]

References

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