Amygdalin

Article number:

7500508

CAS No.:

29883-15-6

Formula:

C20H27NO11

Synonyms:

Vitamin B17; Mandelonitrile gentiobioside; Glucoprunasin; Amygdaloside; Mandelonitrile β-gentiobioside

Molecular weight:

457,44 g/mol

Cyanogenic glycoside that is a part of bitter almonds and apricot pits. There is no scientific proof that amygdalin itself is an effective anti-cancer agent. Young and modern studies using beta-glucoside linked to a tumor-associated monoclonal antibody to release cyanide at the tumor cell has shown significant cytotoxicity.

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