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Cycloartenol
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Other names 9beta,19-cyclo-24-lanosten-3beta-ol,
(3beta)-9,19-Cyclolanost-24-en-3-ol
Identifiers
CAS number 469-38-5
PubChem 92110
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C30H50O
Molar mass 426.72 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Cycloartenol is a sterol precursor in photosynthetic organisms and plants. The biosynthesis of cycloartenol starts from the triterpenoid squalene. Its structure is also related to triterpenoid lanosterol.


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