CHEBI:78306 - ambrein

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ChEBI Name ambrein
Definition A triterpenoid alcohol that is a constituent of ambergris, an intestinal secretion of the sperm whale Physeter catodon.
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Formula C30H52O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 428.73330
InChI InChI=1S/C30H52O/c1-22(15-16-24-23(2)13-10-18-27(24,3)4)12-9-14-26-29(7)20-11-19-28(5,6)25(29)17-21-30(26,8)31/h12,24-26,31H,2,9-11,13-21H2,1,3-8H3/b22-12+/t24?,25-,26+,29-,30+/m0/s1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): mammalian metabolite
Any animal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mammals.
Application(s): hypoglycemic agent
A drug which lowers the blood glucose level.
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Outgoing ambrein (CHEBI:78306) has role hypoglycemic agent (CHEBI:35526)
ambrein (CHEBI:78306) has role mammalian metabolite (CHEBI:75768)
ambrein (CHEBI:78306) is a tertiary alcohol (CHEBI:26878)
ambrein (CHEBI:78306) is a triterpenoid (CHEBI:36615)
Synonym Source
1-(6-(2,2-Dimethyl-6-methylenecyclohexyl)-4-methylhex-3-enyl)decahydro-2,5,5,8a-tetramethyl-2-naphthol ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3655411 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
473-03-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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29 April 2014