Definitions for oleanolic acid
A pentacyclic triterpenoid carboxylic acid found in many plants; an isomer of ursolic acid
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A pentacyclic triterpene that occurs widely in many PLANTS as the free acid or the aglycone for many SAPONINS. It is biosynthesized from lupane. It can rearrange to the isomer, ursolic acid, or be oxidized to taraxasterol and amyrin.
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