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MedKoo CAT#: 341321

CAS#: 580-49-4

Description: Xanthumin is a naturally occurring insect development inhibitor against Drosophila melanogaster. Xanthumin is also an antibacterial compound,. Xanthumin can be isolated from the leaves of Xanthium strumarium Linn

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Pricing updated 2020-06-02. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Xanthumin is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to sales@medkoo.com to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 341321
Name: Xanthumin
CAS#: 580-49-4
Chemical Formula: C17H22O5
Exact Mass: 306.1467
Molecular Weight: 306.358
Elemental Analysis: C, 66.65; H, 7.24; O, 26.11

Synonym: Xanthumin;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 6-(1-(Acetyloxy)-3-oxobutyl)-3,3a,4,7,8,8a-hexahydro-7-methyl-3-methylene-2H-cyclohepta(b)furan-2-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H22O5/c1-9-7-15-14(11(3)17(20)22-15)6-5-13(9)16(8-10(2)18)21-12(4)19/h5,9,14-16H,3,6-8H2,1-2,4H3


Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

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2: Li C, Chen F, Zhang Y. GA3 and other signal regulators (MeJA and IAA) improve xanthumin biosynthesis in different manners in Xanthium strumarium L. Molecules. 2014 Aug 25;19(9):12898-908. doi: 10.3390/molecules190912898. PubMed PMID: 25157461.

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