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MedKoo CAT#: 463978

CAS#: 54706-99-9

Description: 20-Deoxyingenol is a diterpenoid that has been found in E. kansui and has antioxidant and osteoprotective activities. It inhibits oxidative stress-induced decreases in autophagic flux and apoptosis in isolated mouse chondrocytes when used at a concentration of 10 mM.2 20-Deoxyingenol reduces bone erosion and cartilage calcification in joints in a mouse model of injury-induced osteoarthritis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 54706-99-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 463978
Name: 20-Deoxyingenol
CAS#: 54706-99-9
Chemical Formula: C20H28O4
Exact Mass: 332.1988
Molecular Weight: 332.44
Elemental Analysis: C, 72.26; H, 8.49; O, 19.25

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1.0mg USD 250.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: 20-Deoxyingenol; 20 Deoxyingenol;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1aR,2R,5R,5aS,6S,8aS,9R,10aR)-5,5a,6-trihydroxy-1,1,4,7,9-pentamethyl-1a,2,5,5a,6,9,10,10a-octahydro-1H-2,8a-methanocyclopenta[a]cyclopropa[e][10]annulen-11-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H28O4/c1-9-6-12-14-13(18(14,4)5)7-11(3)19(17(12)23)8-10(2)16(22)20(19,24)15(9)21/h6,8,11-16,21-22,24H,7H2,1-5H3/t11-,12-,13-,14+,15-,16+,19+,20+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O[C@H]([C@]1([C@H](O)C(C)=C[C@H]([C@]2([H])C3(C)C)C4=O)O)C(C)=C[C@@]14[C@H](C)C[C@]23[H]

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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