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Supelco

Curcumin

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Diferulylmethane, (E,E)-1,7-bis(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,6-heptadiene-3,5-dione, Diferuloylmethane, Natural Yellow 3
Linear Formula:
[HOC6H3(OCH3)CH=CHCO]2CH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
368.38
Colour Index Number:
75300
Beilstein:
2306965
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E100
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

13 (vs air)

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1cc(\C=C\C(=O)CC(=O)\C=C\c2ccc(O)c(OC)c2)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C21H20O6/c1-26-20-11-14(5-9-18(20)24)3-7-16(22)13-17(23)8-4-15-6-10-19(25)21(12-15)27-2/h3-12,24-25H,13H2,1-2H3/b7-3+,8-4+

InChI key

VFLDPWHFBUODDF-FCXRPNKRSA-N

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General description

Curcumin is an anti-inflammatory agent extracted from the roots of Curcuma longa Linn.

Application

Curcumin may be used as a reference standard for the determination of curcumin in rat plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography method.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A natural phenolic compound. Potent anti-tumor agent having anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Curcumin has been cited as a potential chemopreventive agent, in addition to its chemotherapeutic activity. Induces apoptosis in cancer cells and inhibits phorbol ester-induced protein kinase C (PKC) activity. Reported to inhibit production of inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood monocytes and alveolar macrophages. Potent inhibitor of EGFR tyrosine kinase and IκB kinase. Inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cycloxygenase and lipoxygenase. Easily penetrates into the cytoplasm of cells, accumulating in membranous structures such as plasma membrane, endoplasmic reticulum and nuclear envelope.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Oxygen radical scavenging activity of curcumin.
Kunchandy E and Rao MNA
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 58(3), 237-240 (1990)
A rapid and simple HPLC method for the determination of curcumin in rat plasma: assay development, validation and application to a pharmacokinetic study of curcumin liposome.
Li J, et al.
Biomedical Chromatography, 23(11), 1201-1207 (2009)
Phase I clinical trial of curcumin, a chemopreventive agent, in patients with highrisk or pre-malignant lesions.
Hsieh CY.
Anticancer Research, 21, 2895-2900 (2001)
Yoshikane Yamauchi et al.
Phytotherapy research : PTR, 28(5), 728-735 (2013-08-15)
Resistance to erlotinib in lung cancer cases includes T790M mutant epidermal growth factor receptor and c-Met gene amplification, but other unknown mechanisms account for about 30% of the resistance. Activation of the nuclear factor kappa B (NFkappaB)-related pathways in association
Bharat B Aggarwal et al.
Molecular nutrition & food research, 57(9), 1529-1542 (2013-07-13)
Turmeric, a dried powder derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa, has been used for centuries in certain parts of the world and has been linked to numerous biological activities including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antigrowth, anti-arthritic, anti-atherosclerotic, antidepressant, anti-aging, antidiabetic

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