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β-Boswellic acid

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(3α,4β)-3-Hydroxyurs-12-en-23-oic acid, 3α-Hydroxyurs-12-en-24-oic acid
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≥95.0% (HPLC)

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limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


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General description

β-Boswellic acid is a naturally occurring pentacyclic triterpene, which can show pharmacological properties like antitumor, anticarcinogenic and antihyperlipidemic activity.


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11 - Combustible Solids




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H P T Ammon
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 17(11), 862-867 (2010-08-11)
Extracts from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata and some of is constituents including boswellic acids affect the immune system in different ways. Among the various boswellic acids 11-keto-beta-boswellic acid (KBA) and acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid have been observed to be active.
Jan Hüsch et al.
Journal of natural products, 75(10), 1675-1682 (2012-09-28)
Boswellia serrata gum resin extracts are used widely for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. However, very low concentrations in the plasma and brain were observed for the boswellic acids (1-6, the active constituents of B. serrata). The present study investigated
Sheema Khan et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 660(2-3), 241-248 (2011-03-29)
The p53 tumor suppressor pathway is disrupted by human papillomavirus (HPV) in over 90% of cervical cancers. HPV E6 protein promotes the degradation of p53 thereby inhibiting its stabilization and activation. This study demonstrates that treatment with a novel cyano
Miao Liu et al.
Parasitology research, 112(3), 1105-1111 (2012-12-29)
Granuloma formation has been shown to be induced and elicited by schistosome egg antigens, and it finally develops into fibrosis in intestine and the liver. Hepatic fibrosis is the main cause of increased morbidity and mortality in humans infected with
Yasrib Qurishi et al.
Future oncology (London, England), 8(7), 867-881 (2012-07-27)
Apoptotic induction in cancer cells has become a major focus of anticancer therapeutics. In this regard, β-boswellic acids, naturally occurring pentacyclic triterpenes, have demonstrated antiproliferative and cytotoxic effects against different types of cancers. Surprisingly, not much has been reported regarding

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