nonacosane


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nonacosane

[‚nō·nə′kō‚sān]
(organic chemistry)
C29H60 Colorless hydrocarbon, melting at 63°C; found in beeswax and the fat of cabbage leaves.
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Of the four compounds isolated from dried leaves of cabbage, nonacosane and pheophytin did not inhibit 2-aminoanthracene (2AA) or N-methyl-N-nitrosourea-induced mutagenesis, whereas 15 nonacosane was more effective than [Beta]-sitosterol.