| IUPAC name
7-((E)-3, 7-Dimethylocta-2, 6-dienyloxy)-2H-chromen-2-one
| Other names
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|Molar mass||298.376 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
Auraptene has shown a remarkable effect in the prevention of degenerative diseases. Many studies have reported the effect of auraptene as a chemopreventative agent against cancers of liver, skin, tongue, esophagus, and colon in rodent models. The effect in humans is not yet known.
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