Rottlerin

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Description

A natural yellow compound which is the principal colorant in kamala dye.

Synonyms and Related Terms

mallotoxin

Other Properties

Soluble in ethyl acetate, ether, chloroform, benzene, toluene. Insoluble in water.

Crystals form as pale brown plates or needles.

Composition C30H28O8
Melting Point 212
Molecular Weight 516.55

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 8429