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
|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）|
|Boiling Point:||164 °C|
|Melting point:||46-48 °C(lit.)|
|Appearance:||Colourless to Beige Solid|
|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 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.
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.
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.
Chloroform (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly),Insoluble in water.
Olivetol is a naturally occurring organic compound. It is found in certain species of lichens and can be readily extracted.