A pentacyclic triterpenoid that is lupane having a double bond at position 20(29) as well as 3β-hydroxy and 28-carboxy substituents. It is found in the bark and other plant parts of several species of plants including Syzygium claviflorum. It exhibits anti-HIV, antimalarial, antineoplastic and anti-inflammatory properties.
This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
A topoisomerase inhibitor that inhibits DNA topoisomerase (ATP-hydrolysing), EC 18.104.22.168 (also known as topoisomerase II and as DNA gyrase), which catalyses ATP-dependent breakage of both strands of DNA, passage of the unbroken strands through the breaks, and rejoining of the broken strands.