Lepidolide

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Lepidolide
Lepidolide.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(R,2E,4E)-6-((3R,3aR,5aS,6S,10aR,10bS)-6-(2-carboxyethyl)-3a,5a,7,10b-tetramethyl-8-oxo-2,3,3a,4,5,5a,6,8,10a,10b-decahydro-1H-cyclopenta[7,8]naphtho[2,3-b]furan-3-yl)-2-methylhepta-2,4-dienoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C30H40O6
Molar mass 496.64 g·mol−1
Appearance Pale yellow oil
Solubility in chloroform 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

Lepidolide is a chemical compound with formula C
30
H
40
O
6
— specifically, a terpenoid with the cucurbitane skeleton — isolated from the fruiting bodies of the mushroom Russula lepida (23 mg/7 kg). It is a pale yellow oil, soluble in chloroform.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jian-Wen Tan; Ze-Jun Dong; Zhi-Hui Ding; Ji-Kai Liu (2002). "Lepidolide, a Novel Seco-ring-A Cucurbitane Triterpenoid from Russula lepida (Basidiomycetes)" (PDF). Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 57 (11/12): 963–965.