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Definition of Helenin

helenin
Inulin In"u*lin, n. [From NL. Inula Helenium, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystalline substance, resembling starch, with which it is isomeric. It is intermediate in nature between starch and sugar. Called also dahlin, helenin, alantin, etc.
Helenin
Helenin Hel"e*nin, n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.

Meaning of Helenin from wikipedia

- Helenin is a phytochemical mixture found in many plant species, including the Inula helenium (elecampane) of the family Asteraceae. It is a mixture of...
- fructose, the root contains helenin (C15H20O2), a phytochemical compound consisting of alantolactone and isoalantolactone. Helenin is a stearoptene, which...
- C15H20O2 (molar m****: 232.32 g/mol) may refer to: Costunolide Dictyophorine Helenin Velleral (2,2,8-trimethyl-3,3a,8,8a-tetrahydro-1H-azulene-5,6-dicarbaldehyde)...
- administrative parts: Jihlava Horní Kosov Staré Hory Antonínův Důl Červený Kříž Helenín Henčov Heroltice Hosov Hruškové Dvory Kosov Pávov Popice Pístov Sasov Vysoká...