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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Due to the presence of oxalic acid, gallic acid, malic acid, tannins, betulic acid and etc makes it capable as an antibacterial.
Other reported compounds include 3-glucosyl quercetin, betulic acid, bicycloelemene, brahmic acid, campesterol, camphor, centellic acid, centellinic acid, centellose, centelloside, centoic acid, elaidic acid, germacrene-D, hydrocotyline, indocentoic acid, isobrahmic acid, isothankunic acid, lignoceric acid, medicassic acid, oxyasiaticoside, and vellarine (Duke, 1992).
Betulic acid and betulin, the triterpenoid constituents of Dillenia indica.