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Momordicilin or 24-[1′-hydroxy,1′-methyl-2′-pentenyloxyl]-ursan-3-one is a chemical compound, a triterpene with formula C
3, found in the fresh fruit of the bitter melon (Momordica charantia).
- Sabira Begum, Mansour Ahmed, Bina S. Siddiqui, Abdullah Khan, Zafar S. Saify, and Mohammed Arif (1997), Triterpenes, a sterol and a monocyclic alcohol from Momordica charantia. Phytochemistry, volume 44, issue 7, pages 1313-1320
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