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MedKoo CAT#: 581037

CAS#: 62014-87-3

Description: Helichrysetin is a natural chalcone isolated from the fruits of Alpinia katsumadai Hayata, it exhibits the activity of anticancer and has mild anti-HIV-1 PR activity. Helichrysetin showed the highest cytotoxic activity against Ca Ski followed by A549.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 62014-87-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581037
Name: Helichrysetin
CAS#: 62014-87-3
Chemical Formula: C16H14O5
Exact Mass: 286.0841
Molecular Weight: 286.28
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.13; H, 4.93; O, 27.94

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Synonym: Helichrysetin; 2-Propen-1-one.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (E)-1-(2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methoxyphenyl)-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)prop-2-en-1-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H14O5/c1-21-15-9-12(18)8-14(20)16(15)13(19)7-4-10-2-5-11(17)6-3-10/h2-9,17-18,20H,1H3/b7-4+

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=C(OC)C=C(O)C=C1O)/C=C/C2=CC=C(O)C=C2

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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