Bornesitol

Bornesitol is a cyclitol. It can be found in the gentianaceae and menyanthaceae plant families.[1] Chemically, it is a methyl ether of D-myo-inositol.

Bornesitol
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Names
IUPAC name
(1R,2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-6-Methoxycyclohexane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
Other names
D-1-O-Methyl-myo-inositol; D-(−)-Bornesitol
Identifiers
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Properties
C7H14O6
Molar mass 194.183 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norbert Schilling (1976). "Distribution of l-(+)-bornesitol in the gentianaceae and menyanthaceae". Phytochemistry. 15 (5): 824–826. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(00)94463-7.[dead link]