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Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis

≥91%, powder



Related Categories Cell Biology, Nutrition Research, Phytochemicals by Chemical Classification, Terpenes and Terpenoids (Isoprenoids)
assay   ≥91%
form   powder
color   faintly yellow to dark yellow
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C



Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis is used to study its mechanisms as an antioxidant that protects lipids from peroxidation and proteins from carbonylation. Carnosic acid is used to assess its neuroprotective activies including its ability to modulate the neurotoxic effects of 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA). Carnosic acid may also be used to study it anticancer potential.

Phenolic compound that is naturally occurring with antioxidant properties. Inhibits lipid peroxidation which is caused by NADH or NADPH oxidation.

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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C0609.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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How does one prepare a stock solution of productC0609, Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis?
A stock solution of C0609, Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis acid, can be prepared at 1 mg/ml in DMSO.
At what final concentration can productC0609, Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis, be used?
Product C0609, Carnosic acid from Rosmarinus officinalis, can be used at a final concentration of 0.11.0 μg/ml (equivalent to 0.33.0 micromoles per liter). This information comes from a study of the photoprotective potential of dietary antioxidants including carnosic acid in human dermal fibroblasts exposed to ultraviolet-A (UVA) light.
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