CompoundsOrganic CompoundsOlivetol CAS 500-66-3

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CAS 500-66-3

MF: C11H16O2

Olivetol is a member of the class of resorcinols that is resorcinol in which the hydrogen at position 5 is replaced by a pentyl group. It has a role as a lichen metabolite.


Olivetol CAS 500-66-3 Product Information

Product Name: Olivetol
Synonyms: 5-PENTYLRESOrapRCINOL;5-PENTYL 1,3-BENZENEDIOL;5-N-PENTYLRESORCINOL;5-AMYL RESORCINOL;3,5-dihydroxyamylbenzene;AURORA KA-7378;OLIVETOL;Olivetol(3,5-hydroxypentylbenzene)
CAS NO: 500-66-3
Molecular Weight: 180.24
Molecular Formula: C11H16O2
Boiling Point: 164 °C
Melting point: 46-48 °C(lit.)
Density: 1.068±0.06 g/cm3(Predicted)
Appearance: Colourless to Beige Solid
Purity: >98%
Solubility: Chloroform (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Storage: Keep in dark place,Inert atmosphere,Room temperature

olivetol synthesis/synthesis of olivetol

olivetol can also be formed through hydrolysis of intermediate polyketide CoAs or spontaneous cyclization.

olivetol uses

Olivetol is a naturally phenol found in lichens and produced by certain insects, acting as a competitive inhibitor of the  CB1 and CB2. Olivetol also inhibits CYP2C19 and CYP2D6 activity, with IC50s of 15.3 μM, 7.21 μM and Kis of 2.71 μM, 2.87 μM, respectivel.

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olivetol side effects

This material can cause inflammation of the skin oncontact in some persons. The material may accentuate any pre-existing dermatitis condition. Skin contact is not thought to have harmful health effects, however the material may still produce health damage following entry through wounds, lesions or abrasions.

olivetol safety

The production, possession, and/or distribution of olivetol is not outlawed by any country; however, in the United States, it is a DEA watched precursor.

olivetol solubility

Chloroform (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly),Insoluble in water.

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olivetol extraction

Olivetol is a naturally occurring organic compound. It is found in certain species of lichens and can be readily extracted.

olivetol structure



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