Definition of Betulin. Meaning of Betulin. Synonyms of Betulin

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Definition of Betulin

Betulin
Betulin Bet"u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) A substance of a resinous nature, obtained from the outer bark of the common European birch (Betula alba), or from the tar prepared therefrom; -- called also birch camphor. --Watts.

Meaning of Betulin from wikipedia

- Betulin is an abundant, naturally occurring triterpene. It is commonly isolated from the bark of birch trees. It forms up to 30% of the dry weight of...
- methanol extraction isolates the water-insoluble components, betulinic acid, betulin and the phytosterols. This extraction process is in general used as a second...
- substances of medicinal and chemical interest. Some of those products (such as betulin) also have fungicidal properties that help preserve bark artifacts, as...
- tuberculosis. Recent clinical studies have verified that red alder contains betulin and lupeol, compounds shown to be effective against a variety of tumors...
- papyrifera, Betula pendula and Betula raddeana. Birch bark is high in betulin and betulinic acid, phytochemicals which have potential as pharmaceuticals...
- are largely caused by varying amounts of diterpenes. Triterpenes such as betulin and corresponding esters are other major components of the latex. In contact...
- 1-hydroxysyringaresinol Pseuderesinol Pseuderanoside Squalene Oleanolic acid Lupeol Betulin Betulinic acid Pseuderanic acid http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/kew-2406673...
- The molecular formula C30H50O2 may refer to: Betulin Inotodiol...
- fermented into a "wine". The outer part of the bark contains up to 20% betulin. The main components in the essential oil of the buds are α-copaene (~10%)...
- glutamic acid, as well as minerals, enzymes, proteins, betulinic acid and betulin, antioxidants, sugar (fructose, glucose and small amounts of sucrose) and...
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