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B3251

Sigma-Aldrich

Berberine chloride form

Synonym(s):
Benzodioxide, Berberine HCl, Natural Yellow 18
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H18ClNO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
371.81
Colour Index Number:
75160
Beilstein:
3836585
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.32

form

powder

Quality Level

solubility

methanol: soluble

SMILES string

COC1=C(C=[N+](CCC2=C3C=C4C(OCO4)=C2)C3=C5)C5=CC=C1OC.[Cl-]

InChI

1S/C20H18NO4.ClH/c1-22-17-4-3-12-7-16-14-9-19-18(24-11-25-19)8-13(14)5-6-21(16)10-15(12)20(17)23-2;/h3-4,7-10H,5-6,11H2,1-2H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

VKJGBAJNNALVAV-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Berberine Chloride form or Natural Yellow 18, is also known as 5,6-dihydro-9,10-dimethoxybenzo(g)-1,3-benzodioxolo (5,6-a) quinolizinium is a benzyl tetra isoquinoline plant alkaloid. Berberine contains a quaternary base and is commercially available in berberine chloride form.

Application

Berberine Chloride is a fluorescent stain used to stain heparin in mast cells. Berberine upregulates the expression of Pgp in hepatoma cells.
Fluorescent stain for heparin in mast cells

Packaging

5, 10, 25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

An alkaloid with weak antibiotic properties. Substrate for MDR efflux pumps. Antimicrobial activities of berberine is potentiated by the MDR inhibitor 5´-methoxyhydnocarpin (5´-MHC). Berberine upregulates the expression of Pgp in hepatoma cells. Treatment with berberine potentially results in the reduced accumulation of chemotherapeutic drugs.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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