OBO ID: CHEBI:3087
Term Name: betulinic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3beta-hydroxylup-20(29)-en-28-oic acid
  • Betulinic acid
  • Mairin
Definition: A pentacyclic triterpenoid that is lupane having a double bond at position 20(29) as well as 3beta-hydroxy and 28-carboxy substituents. It is found in the bark and other plant parts of several species of plants including Syzygium claviflorum. It exhibits anti-HIV, antimalarial, antineoplastic and anti-inflammatory properties.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available