Yakuchinone A

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MedKoo CAT#: 341100

CAS#: 78954-23-1

Description: Yakuchinone-A is a natural product isolated from Alpinia oxyphylla Miquel (Zingiberaceae). Yakuchinone-A has strong inhibitory effects on the synthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes in vitro. Yakuchinone A inhibits the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) as well as the expression of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha mRNA in mouse skin treated with the tumor promoter 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA).

Chemical Structure

Yakuchinone A
CAS# 78954-23-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 341100
Name: Yakuchinone A
CAS#: 78954-23-1
Chemical Formula: C20H24O3
Exact Mass: 312.1725
Molecular Weight: 312.409
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.89; H, 7.74; O, 15.36

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Synonym: Yakuchinone-A

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3-Heptanone, 1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-7-phenyl-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H24O3/c1-23-20-15-17(12-14-19(20)22)11-13-18(21)10-6-5-9-16-7-3-2-4-8-16/h2-4,7-8,12,14-15,22H,5-6,9-11,13H2,1H3


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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