1 Octacosanol

What is 1-Octacosanol?

1-Octacosanol also known as n-octacosanol, octacosyl alcohol, cluytyl alcohol, montanyl alcohol or octacosanol is a straight-chain aliphatic 28-carbon primary fatty alcohol that is common in the epicuticular waxes of plants, including the leaves of many species of Eucalyptus, of most forage and cereal grasses, of Acacia, Trifolium, Pisum and many other legume genera among many others, sometimes as the major wax constituent. [1]