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G8171 Sigma-Aldrich

Gambogic acid

≥95% (HPLC), powder

Synonym: 1,5-Methano-1H,3H,11H-furo(3,4-g)pyrano(3,2-b)xanthene-1-crotonic acid, B"-Guttiferrin, Beta-Guttiferrin, Beta-Guttilactone, Cambogic acid, Guttatic acid, Guttic acid

  • CAS Number 2752-65-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C38H44O8

  • Molecular Weight 628.75

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329799975

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Properties

Related Categories Apoptosis Inducers, Apoptosis and Cell Cycle, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥95% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   yellow to orange
solubility   DMSO: ≥10 mg/mL
  H2O: insoluble
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   C\C(C)=C\CC[C@@]1(C)Oc2c(C\C=C(\C)C)c3O[C@@]45[C@@H]6C[C@@H](C=C4C(=O)c3c(O)c2C=C1)C(=O)[C@]5(C\C=C(\C)C(O)=O)OC6(C)C
InChI   1S/C38H44O8/c1-20(2)10-9-15-36(8)16-14-24-29(39)28-30(40)26-18-23-19-27-35(6,7)46-37(33(23)41,17-13-22(5)34(42)43)38(26,27)45-32(28)25(31(24)44-36)12-11-21(3)4/h10-11,13-14,16,18,23,27,39H,9,12,15,17,19H2,1-8H3,(H,42,43)/b22-13-/t23-,27+,36-,37+,38-/m1/s1
InChI key   GEZHEQNLKAOMCA-RRZNCOCZSA-N

Description

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Gambogic acid acts as a caspase activator and apoptosis inducer, which causes an irreversible arrest in the G2/M phase of the cell cycle.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Caspases page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
PB9268200

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Analgesics, Antitumor agents, Apoptosis, Cancer, Drug discovery, Fractionation, High performance liquid chromatography, Metabolites, Metabolomics, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Pharmaceutical

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