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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

Chemical Structure

CAS# 580-49-4

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

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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


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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 306.358 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
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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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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