Garcinoic Acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 534608

CAS#: 91893-83-3

Description: Garcinoic Acid is a natural and selective agonist of pregnane X receptor.

Chemical Structure

Garcinoic Acid
CAS# 91893-83-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 534608
Name: Garcinoic Acid
CAS#: 91893-83-3
Chemical Formula: C27H38O4
Exact Mass: 426.277
Molecular Weight: 426.597
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.02; H, 8.98; O, 15.00

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Synonym: Garcinoic Acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2E,6E,10E)-13-[(2S)-6-Hydroxy-2,8-dimethyl-3,4-dihydrochromen-2-yl]-2,6,10-trimethyltrideca-2,6,10-trienoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C27H38O4/c1-19(11-7-13-21(3)26(29)30)9-6-10-20(2)12-8-15-27(5)16-14-23-18-24(28)17-22(4)25(23)31-27/h9,12-13,17-18,28H,6-8,10-11,14-16H2,1-5H3,(H,29,30)/b19-9+,20-12+,21-13+/t27-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(O)/C(C)=C/CC/C(C)=C/CC/C(C)=C/CC[C@@]1(C)CCC2=C(O1)C(C)=CC(O)=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: >3 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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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 426.597 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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