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Long chain alcohol


DATA No : DLL0003 INFORMANT : Yasushi Kawakami

NAME : 1-octacosanol

COMMON NAME: Montanyl alcohol
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C28H58O MOL.WT (average) : 410.760


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Depress the serum triglycerol level and enhance the concentration of serum fatty acids The addition of octacosanol (10 g/kg diet) to the high-fat diet led to a significant reduction (p < 0.05) in the perirenal adipose tissue weight (Ref. 0008)
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:82.6-82.9degC (Ref. 0005)(Ref. 0007)

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IR SPECTRA:(Ref. 0006)

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OTHER SPECTRA:X-lay (Ref. 0005)
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Wheat wax (Ref. 0005) Cassia javanica Linn. (Leguminosae) (Ref. 0007) Hypericum perforatum L. (Ref. 0006)
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REFERENCES
[0005]
AUTHOR:Pollard,A.,Chibnall,A.,C., and Piper,S.,H.
TITLE:The Isolation of n-Octacosanol from Wheat Wax
JOURNAL:Biochemical Journal
VOL:27 PAGE : 1889 -1893 (1933)
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[0006]
AUTHOR:Mathis,C., and Ourisson,G.
TITLE:Etude Chimo-taxonomique du Genre Hypericum-V Identification de Quelques Constituants non Volatils D'hypericum Perforatum
JOURNAL:Phytochemistry
VOL:3 PAGE : 379 -379 (1964)
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[0007]
AUTHOR:Joshi, K. C., Tholia, M. K., and Sharma, T.
TITLE:Chemical examination of Cassia javanica PubMed ID:1197426
JOURNAL:Planta Med.
VOL:28 PAGE : 190-192 (1975)
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[0008]
AUTHOR:Kato, S., Karino, K., Hasegawa, S., Nagasawa, J., Nagasaki, A., Eguchi, M., Ichinose, T., Tago, K., Okumori, H., Hamatani, K., et al.
TITLE:Octacosanol affects lipid metabolism in rats fed on a high-fat diet PubMed ID:7766566
JOURNAL:Br J Nutr.
VOL:73 PAGE : 433-441 (1995)
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