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CAS#: 17388-39-5

Description: Swertiamarin is an active compound isolated from Enicostemma littorale possesses antidiabetic activity and enhances β cell regeneration which causes reversal of diabetes. Swertiamarin possesses antihyperglycemic, antihyperlipidemic, cytoprotective, and immune reactivity and also a broad spectrum potential of treating diabetes and other complications related to diabetes.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 17388-39-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 561201
Name: Swertiamarin
CAS#: 17388-39-5
Chemical Formula: C16H22O10
Exact Mass: 374.1213
Molecular Weight: 374.342
Elemental Analysis: C, 51.34; H, 5.92; O, 42.74

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Synonym: Swertiamarin; Swertiamaroside

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (3S,4R,4aR)-4-ethenyl-4a-hydroxy-3-[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyrano[3,4-c]pyran-8-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H22O10/c1-2-7-14(24-6-8-13(21)23-4-3-16(7,8)22)26-15-12(20)11(19)10(18)9(5-17)25-15/h2,6-7,9-12,14-15,17-20,22H,1,3-5H2/t7-,9+,10+,11-,12+,14-,15-,16+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1OCC[C@]2(O)C1=CO[C@@H](O[C@@H]3O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]3O)[C@@H]2C=C

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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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 374.342 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: Leong XY, Thanikachalam PV, Pandey M, Ramamurthy S. A systematic review of the protective role of swertiamarin in cardiac and metabolic diseases. Biomed Pharmacother. 2016 Dec;84:1051-1060. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2016.10.044. Epub 2016 Oct 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 27780133.

2: Sonawane RD, Deore VB, Patil SD, Patil CR, Surana SJ, Goyal RK. Role of 5-HT2 receptors in diabetes: Swertiamarin seco-iridoid glycoside might be a possible 5-HT2 receptor modulator. Physiol Behav. 2015 May 15;144:66-72. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.02.036. Epub 2015 Feb 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 25708274.

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