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52442 Sigma-Aldrich

Monascin

≥97.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: (3S,3aR,9aR)-3-Hexanoyl-9a-methyl-6-((E)-propenyl)-3a,4,8,9a-tetrahydro-3H-furo[3,2-g]isochromene-2,9-dione, (3S,3aR,9aR)-3a,4,8,9a-Tetrahydro-9a-methyl-3-(1-oxohexyl)-6-(1E)-1-propenyl-2H-furo[3,2-g][2]benzopyran-2,9(3H)-dione, Monascoflavin

  • CAS Number 21516-68-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C21H26O5

  • Molecular Weight 358.43

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 51355

  •  MDL number MFCD09260177

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757837

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   ≥97.0% (HPLC)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CCCCCC(=O)[C@@H]1[C@H]2CC3=C(COC(\C=C\C)=C3)C(=O)[C@]2(C)OC1=O
InChI   1S/C21H26O5/c1-4-6-7-9-17(22)18-16-11-13-10-14(8-5-2)25-12-15(13)19(23)21(16,3)26-20(18)24/h5,8,10,16,18H,4,6-7,9,11-12H2,1-3H3/b8-5+/t16-,18+,21-/m1/s1
InChI key   XXKNHBAFFJINCK-RVEJDSBJSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Monascin is one of the azaphilonoid pigments in extracts of Monascus pilosus-fermented rice (red-mold rice). It is a potent inhibitor of carcinogenesis measured against chemical or UV initiated, phorbol-promoted mouse skin tumors.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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