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Galanolactone
Galanolactone
IUPAC name
Identifiers
CAS number 115753-79-2
PubChem 5317453
MeSH galanolactone
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C20H30O3
Molar mass 318.45 g/mol
Solubility in acetone Soluble
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Galanolactone is a diterpenoid lactone first isolated from ginger. It is known to be present in acetone extracts of ginger, and appears to be an antagonist at 5-HT3 receptors.[1]

References

  1. ^ Huang, QR; Iwamoto; Aoki; Tanaka; Tajima; Yamahara; Takaishi; Yoshida et al. (1991). "Anti-5-hydroxytryptamine3 effect of galanolactone, diterpenoid isolated from ginger". Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin 39 (2): 397–9. PMID 2054863.   edit

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