Momordicin-28

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Momordicin-28
Momordicin.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(4aR,6aR,6bS,8aS,11R,12S,12aR,12bS,14aR,14bS)-12b-Hydroxy-8a-(methoxymethyl)-4,4,6a,6b,11,12,14b-heptamethyl-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,12b,14a,14b-octadecahydropicen-3(2H)-one
Other names
13-Hydroxy-28-methoxy-urs-11-en-3-one
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
Properties
C31H50O3
Molar mass 470.74 g·mol−1
Melting point 121 to 122 °C (250 to 252 °F; 394 to 395 K)
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

Momordicin-28 or 13-hydroxy-28-methoxy-urs-11-en-3-one is a triterpene compound with formula C
31
H
50
O
3
found in the fresh fruit of the bitter melon (Momordica charantia).[1]

The compound is soluble in ethyl acetate and chloroform but not in petrol. It crystallizes as fine needles that melt at 121−122 °C. It was isolated in 1997 by S. Begum and others.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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