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MedKoo CAT#: 530428

CAS#: 23513-08-8

Description: [8]-Gingerol is a bioactive compound found in ginger (Zingiber officinale) with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.

Price and Availability


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8-Gingerol, 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#: 530428
Name: 8-Gingerol
CAS#: 23513-08-8
Chemical Formula: C19H30O4
Exact Mass: 322.2144
Molecular Weight: 322.445
Elemental Analysis: C, 70.77; H, 9.38; O, 19.85

Synonym: 8-Gingerol

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-5-Hydroxy-1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-dodecanone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C19H30O4/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-16(20)14-17(21)11-9-15-10-12-18(22)19(13-15)23-2/h10,12-13,16,20,22H,3-9,11,14H2,1-2H3/t16-/m0/s1


Technical Data


>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:


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9: Kobayashi M, Ishida Y, Shoji N, Ohizumi Y. Cardiotonic action of [8]-gingerol, an activator of the Ca++-pumping adenosine triphosphatase of sarcoplasmic reticulum, in guinea pig atrial muscle. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1988 Aug;246(2):667-73. PubMed PMID: 2457078.