Ursolic acid

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Molecular weight:

456,70 g/mol

Plant: found in apples (Malus), summer savory (Satureja hortensis), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), guava (Psidium guajava), basil (genus) (Ocimum), catnip (Nepeta cataria), lesser burnet (Prunella vulgaris), holly (Ilex), and roses (Rosaceae)

  • Action as cyclooxygenase inhibitors and their cytotoxicity, and thus their possible targeted use as anti-inflammatory and anticancer agents
  • Ursolic acid causes reduced muscle atrophy (muscle wasting)
  • In addition, a reduction of glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood could be measured in the experimental animals

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Ursolic acid

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