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MedKoo CAT#: 326785

CAS#: 491-54-3

Description: Kaempferide is an O-methylated flavonol, a type of chemical compound. It can be found in Kaempferia galanga (aromatic ginger).

Price and Availability


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Kaempferide, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 326785
Name: Kaempferide
CAS#: 491-54-3
Chemical Formula: C16H12O6
Exact Mass: 300.0634
Molecular Weight: 300.266
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.00; H, 4.03; O, 31.97

Synonym: Kaempferide

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3,5,7-trihydroxy-2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4H-chromen-4-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H12O6/c1-21-10-4-2-8(3-5-10)16-15(20)14(19)13-11(18)6-9(17)7-12(13)22-16/h2-7,17-18,20H,1H3

SMILES Code: O=C1C(O)=C(C2=CC=C(OC)C=C2)OC3=C1C(O)=CC(O)=C3

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).

Harmonized System Code:


1: Nguyen VS, Shi L, Luan FQ, Wang QA. Synthesis of kaempferide Mannich base derivatives and their antiproliferative activity on three human cancer cell lines. Acta Biochim Pol. 2015;62(3):547-52. doi: 10.18388/abp.2015_992. Epub 2015 Sep 8. PubMed PMID: 26345098.

2: Eerduna G, Wei D, Yu X, Qu S, Sui D. Kaempferide-7-O-(4"-O-acetylrhamnosyl)-3-O-rutinoside reduces myocardial infarction size after coronary artery ligation in rats. Pharmazie. 2013 Jun;68(6):453-8. PubMed PMID: 23875254.

3: Song P, Yao J, Ma HP, Ge BF, Chen KM, Guo XY, Lü X. [Comparison of effects of kaempferide and anhydroicaritin on biomineralization of cultured osteoblasts]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2012 Jul;47(7):890-6. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 22993853.

4: Zhao XZ, Li XW, Jin YR, Yu XF, Qu SC, Sui DY. Hypolipidemic effects of kaempferide-7-O-(4''-O-acetylrhamnosyl)-3-O-rutinoside in hyperlipidemic rats induced by a high-fat diet. Mol Med Rep. 2012 Mar;5(3):837-41. doi: 10.3892/mmr.2011.714. Epub 2011 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 22179545.

5: Martineti V, Tognarini I, Azzari C, Carbonell Sala S, Clematis F, Dolci M, Lanzotti V, Tonelli F, Brandi ML, Curir P. Inhibition of in vitro growth and arrest in the G0/G1 phase of HCT8 line human colon cancer cells by kaempferide triglycoside from Dianthus caryophyllus. Phytother Res. 2010 Sep;24(9):1302-8. doi: 10.1002/ptr.3105. PubMed PMID: 20104502.

6: Lu L, Song FR, Tsao R, Jin YR, Liu ZQ, Liu SY. Studies on the homolytic and heterolytic cleavage of kaempferol and kaempferide glycosides using electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2010 Jan;24(1):169-72. doi: 10.1002/rcm.4368. PubMed PMID: 19960496.

7: de Monbrison F, Maitrejean M, Latour C, Bugnazet F, Peyron F, Barron D, Picot S. In vitro antimalarial activity of flavonoid derivatives dehydrosilybin and 8-(1;1)-DMA-kaempferide. Acta Trop. 2006 Jan;97(1):102-7. Epub 2005 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 16256062.

8: Otake Y, Walle T. Oxidation of the flavonoids galangin and kaempferide by human liver microsomes and CYP1A1, CYP1A2, and CYP2C9. Drug Metab Dispos. 2002 Feb;30(2):103-5. PubMed PMID: 11792676.

9: Curir P, Dolci M, Lanzotti V, Taglialatela-Scafati O. Kaempferide triglycoside: a possible factor of resistance of carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. dianthi. Phytochemistry. 2001 Apr;56(7):717-21. PubMed PMID: 11314958.