betulinic acid

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betulinic acid

[¦bech·ə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C30H48O3 A dibasic acid, slightly soluble in water, ethyl alcohol, and acetone.
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Betulic acid and betulin, the triterpenoid constituents of Dillenia indica.
Phytochemical studies have shown that Bacopa monniera contains many active constituents, including alkaloids, saponins, D-mannitol, betulic acid, sitosteron and stigmasterols, and the steroidal saponins, Bacosides A and B.