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Gamma Oryzanol is a mixture of 6 substances derived from rice bran oil, including sterols and ferulic acid, called Cycloartanyl Ferulate or Triterpene alcohol ferulate. It has been approved in Japan for several conditions, including menopausal symptoms, mild anxiety, stomach upset, and high cholesterol. In the US, it is widely used as a sports supplement, as well as for reducing cholesterol.
Gamma Oryzanol is widely used as a food additive, pharmaceutical material. In cosmetic area, the application to creams and sunscreens exploiting its skin age resistor function and ultraviolet absorbing effect.
Catalog #018803
FormWhite to Off-White Solid
Melting Point156-160°C
SolubilityChloroform, Ethyl Acetate
CAS Number11042-64-1
Molecular FormulaC40H58O4
Molecular Weight602.89
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate namesMajor compounds: Cycloartenylferulate and 24-Methylen Cycloartanylferulate; Other compounds: Campesterylferulate, Campestanylferulate, -Sitosterylferulate and Cycloartanylferulate;

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