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n.1.(Chem.) A radical, C27H55 supposed to exist in several compounds obtained from Chinese wax, beeswax, etc.
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Alternatively, hexacosanol showed a stimulation of insulin secretion in vivo and in vitro, inducing a reduction of the insulin response to an intravenous glucose tolerance test with a consequent increase in hyperglycaemia, and hence, it has antidiabetic effects [21, 22].
Literature survey revealed the presence of diterpenoids [7], triterpenoids [8], flavonoids [9] and chromone glucosides [10] from different species of the genus Chrozophora and C12-C30 hydrocarbons, cholesterol, stigmasterol, B-sitosterol, B-amyrin, squalin, octacosanol, hexacosanol and tetracosanol from Chrozophora plicata [11].
It features optimized ratios of octacosanol, tricosanol and hexacosanol. These fatty alcohols are nanodispersed in omega 3 and omega 6 botanical derived extracts, such as cranberry seed and amaranth.