Hederagenin methyl ester

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MedKoo CAT#: 576228

CAS#: 17736-04-8

Description: Hederagenin methyl ester, a triterpenoid saponin, is used to study the properties of triterpenoid saponins as biopesticides that prevent fungal growth, bacterial growth, and viral plant diseases.

Chemical Structure

Hederagenin methyl ester
CAS# 17736-04-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 576228
Name: Hederagenin methyl ester
CAS#: 17736-04-8
Chemical Formula: C31H50O4
Exact Mass: 486.3709
Molecular Weight: 486.74
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.50; H, 10.35; O, 13.15

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Synonym: Caulosapogenin, methyl ester; Hederagenin methyl ester; Methyl hederagenate; Methyl hederagenin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Olean-12-en-28-oic acid, 3beta,23-dihydroxy-, methyl ester


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C31H50O4/c1-26(2)14-16-31(25(34)35-7)17-15-29(5)20(21(31)18-26)8-9-23-27(3)12-11-24(33)28(4,19-32)22(27)10-13-30(23,29)6/h8,21-24,32-33H,9-19H2,1-7H3/t21-,22+,23+,24-,27-,28-,29+,30+,31-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: COC(=O)[C@]12CCC(C)(C)C[C@H]1C3=CC[C@@H]4[C@@]5(C)CC[C@H](O)[C@@](C)(CO)[C@@H]5CC[C@@]4(C)[C@]3(C)CC2

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: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

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 486.74 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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1: Han JY, Chun JH, O SA, Park SB, Hwang HS, Lee H, Choi YE. Transcriptomic analysis of Kalopanax septemlobus and characterization of KsBAS, CYP716A94, and CYP72A397 genes involved in hederagenin saponin biosynthesis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2017 Nov 24. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcx188. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29186583.

2: Liu XX, Yang YT, Wang X, Wang KY, Liu JQ, Lei L, Luo XM, Zhai R, Fu FH, Wang HB, Bi Y. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel α-hederagenin derivatives with anticancer activity. Eur J Med Chem. 2017 Dec 1;141:427-439. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.09.016. Epub 2017 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 29040953.

3: Rodríguez-Hernández D, Barbosa LCA, Demuner AJ, Nain-Perez A, Ferreira SR, Fujiwara RT, de Almeida RM, Heller L, Csuk R. Leishmanicidal and cytotoxic activity of hederagenin-bistriazolyl derivatives. Eur J Med Chem. 2017 Nov 10;140:624-635. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.09.045. Epub 2017 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 29024910.

4: Kim GJ, Song DH, Yoo HS, Chung KH, Lee KJ, An JH. Hederagenin Supplementation Alleviates the Pro-Inflammatory and Apoptotic Response to Alcohol in Rats. Nutrients. 2017 Jan 6;9(1). pii: E41. doi: 10.3390/nu9010041. PubMed PMID: 28067819; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5295085.

5: Wu AG, Zeng W, Wong VK, Zhu YZ, Lo AC, Liu L, Law BY. Hederagenin and α-hederin promote degradation of proteins in neurodegenerative diseases and improve motor deficits in MPTP-mice. Pharmacol Res. 2017 Jan;115:25-44. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2016.11.002. Epub 2016 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 27838509.