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A7236

Sigma-Aldrich

Anacardic acid

Synonym(s):
2-Hydroxy-6-pentadecylbenzoic acid, 22:0-Anacardic acid, 6-Pentadecylsalicylic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C22H36O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
348.52
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

form

powder

Quality Level

storage condition

protect from light

color

white to beige

solubility

DMSO: ≥20 mg/mL

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCc1cccc(O)c1C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C22H36O3/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-16-19-17-15-18-20(23)21(19)22(24)25/h15,17-18,23H,2-14,16H2,1H3,(H,24,25)

InChI key

ADFWQBGTDJIESE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Anacardic acid has been used:
  • as a histone acetylase (HAT) inhibitor to study its effects on rat cortical neurons
  • as a positive control in acetylation assay in vitro
  • as an acetylase inhibitor to study its effects on the ribonucleic acid export 1 (Rae-1) protein acetylation that was transfected in human embryonic kidney cells

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Anacardic acid is a natural bioactive compound derived from the nutshell of Anacardium occidentale. It possesses anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-termite, and molluscicidales activities. Anacardic acid acts as a therapeutic agent against obesity, cancer, inflammatory disorders, and oxidative damage. It functions as an inhibitor of various enzymes such as lipoxygenase (LOX-1), xanthine oxidase, nuclear factor κ B (NFκB) kinase, tyrosinase, and ureases.
Anacardic acid is a HAT (Histone Acetyltransferase) inhibitor.

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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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