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Cafestol, a Bioactive Substance in Coffee, Has Antidiabetic Properties in KKAy Mice

Image result for CafesterolChemSpider 2D Image | Cafesterol | C20H28O3Image result for Cafesterol


  • Molecular FormulaC20H28O3
  • Average mass316.435 Da
  • (1S,4S,12S,13R,16S,17R)-17-(Hydroxymethyl)-12-methyl-8-oxapentacyclo[,13.04,12.05,9]nonadeca-5(9),6-dien-17-ol
    469-83-0 [RN]

Scientists identify health benefits of cafestol in coffee

Scientists have identified two compounds in coffee – cafestol and caffeic acid – that could someday lead to the development of new medications to better prevent and treat type 2 diabetes…

Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day has been shown to decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Now, scientists report they have identified two compounds that contribute to this health benefit. Researchers say that this knowledge could someday help them develop new medications to better prevent and treat the disease.

Patients with type 2…

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