|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||375.371 g/mol g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Simmondsin is a component of jojoba seeds (pronounced "ho-HO-bah") (Simmondsia chinensis). While it had been considered toxic due to jojoba seed meal causing weight loss in animals, in recent years its appetite suppressant effect has also been researched as a potential treatment for obesity. Several mechanisms[further explanation needed] of action are thought to be involved in the appetite suppressant effect.
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