Meglutol

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Meglutol
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Formula C6H10O5
Molar mass 162.141 g/mol
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Meglutol (INN, also known as 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric acid, β-hydroxy-β-methylglutaric acid, and dicrotalic acid) is a hypolipidemic agent.

Occurs free in Crotalaria dura and C. globifera and bound in dicrotaline (pyrrolizidine alkaloid).

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