santonin


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santonin

[′sant·ən·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C15H18O3 A white powder with a melting point of 170-173°C; soluble in chloroform and alcohol; used in medicine.
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Wijayaratne, Stereochemistry of 45-dihydroxy-a-santonin and structure of a new santonin oxidation product, Tetrahedron Lett.
Among them, the one with restricted use for some of its constituents is the extraction solvent, where the agaric acid, aloin, beta-azorona, berberine, coumarin, hydrocyanic acid, hypericin, pulegone, quassina, safrole and isosafrole, santonin and alpha and beta tuyona have maximum tolerable limits to compose the food flavorings (Brasil, 1999).
Different compounds derived from santonin also exhibit cytotoxicity against different cancer cell lines [10-14].
Al-Harbi MM, Qureshi S, Raza M, Ahmed MM, Afzal M, Shah AH (1995) A study of santonin pre treatment for the protection of rat gastric mucosa against toxic damage.
F: FONTINAS; E: ENATIONS, SONATINE; N: SANTONIN, C= ACTINONS, CANONIST, CONTAINS, SANCTION, SONANTIC; A= SONATINA; B = ANTISNOB; L= ANTLIONS; P = PINTANOS; S = ONANISTS
Bioactivity guided chromatography led to the isolation of compound 1 which was characterized as santonin on the basis of various spectroscopic techniques.