hemical Name: (22R, 23R, 24S)-2a,3a, 22,
Other Chemical Name: Brassins, BR, Kayaminori
Molecular Formula: C28H48O6
Molecular Weight: 480.69
CAS No.: 72962-43-7
White crystalline powder.
Solubility in water is 5mg/L; easily soluble in methanol and alcohol.
Melting point is 274° C.
It is a plant hormone, first isolated brassinosteroid, and was discovered when it was shown that pollen from rapeseed (Brassica napus) could promote stem elongation and cell division. The biologically active component was isolated and named brassinolide.
White crystalline powder