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Tetrahydrocurcumin

≥96% (HPLC)

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Synonym(s):
Tetrahydrocurcumin, 1,7-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3,5-heptanedione, HZIV 81-2, NSC687845, Tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane, 1,7-Bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3,5-heptanedione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H24O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
372.41
Beilstein:
3485469
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

Assay

≥96% (HPLC)

form

powder

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

COc1cc(CCC(=O)CC(=O)CCc2ccc(O)c(OC)c2)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C21H24O6/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/h5-6,9-12,24-25H,3-4,7-8,13H2,1-2H3

InChI key

LBTVHXHERHESKG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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C7727C1386PHR2209
Tetrahydrocurcumin ≥96% (HPLC)

SMB00370

Tetrahydrocurcumin

Curcumin ≥94% (curcuminoid content), ≥80% (Curcumin)

C7727

Curcumin

Curcumin from Curcuma longa (Turmeric), powder

C1386

Curcumin

Curcumin Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

PHR2209

Curcumin

assay

≥96% (HPLC)

assay

≥80% (Curcumin), ≥94% (curcuminoid content)

assay

-

assay

-

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

application(s)

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

-10 to -25°C

General description

Tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) is a colorless metabolite of curcumin. It has a similar structure to that of curcumin. THC lacks the α, β-unsaturated carbonyl moiety in its chemical structure. It is naturally sourced from the roots of Curcuma zedoaria, Zingiber mioga, and Zingiber officinale.

Application

Tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) has been used as a neuroprotective agent to study its therapeutic potential in improving mitochondrial dysfunction in the ischemic stroke mice model.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Tetrahydrocurcumin is well-studied in treating cancer for its excellent anti-cancer, anti-angiogenic, and chemopreventative activities. It also exerts anti-inflammatory properties. Tetrahydrocurcumin has been shown to have antioxidant and protective effects against diabetes, and vascular dysfunction via alleviation of oxidative stress.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

385.2 °F

Flash Point(C)

196.2 °C


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Bharat B Aggarwal et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 20(1), 185-205 (2014-12-31)
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane), a golden pigment from turmeric, has been linked with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antiviral, antibacterial, and antidiabetic properties. Most of the these activities have been assigned to methoxy, hydroxyl, α,β-unsaturated carbonyl moiety or to diketone groups present in curcumin.
Sunmin Park et al.
Genes & nutrition, 11, 2-2 (2016-08-03)
Menopausal symptoms are associated with inflammation. Curcumin is a well-known anti-inflammatory bioactive compound from turmeric whereas tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) is a major metabolite of curcumin that may have different efficacies. However, they have not been studied for anti-menopausal symptoms and anti-osteoarthritis
Nandan K Mondal et al.
Neurochemistry international, 122, 120-138 (2018-11-26)
The objectives of this study are to identify the mechanism of mitochondrial dysfunction during cerebral ischemic/reperfusion (I/R) injury and the therapeutic potential of tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) to mitigate mitochondrial dysfunction in experimental stroke model. In our study, 8-10 weeks old male
Pidaran Murugan et al.
Life sciences, 79(18), 1720-1728 (2006-06-30)
Oxidative stress has been suggested to be a contributory factor in development and complication of diabetes. In the present study, we have investigated the effect of tetrahydrocurcumin (THC), one of the active metabolites of curcumin on antioxidants status in streptozotocin-nicotinamide
Upa Kukongviriyapan et al.
The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine, 239(1), 25-38 (2016-05-07)
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