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MedKoo CAT#: 540255

CAS#: 3155-48-4

Description: Kawain voltage-gated Na+ and L-type Ca2+ channel blocker found in Puper methysticum (kava plant). It displays a variety of biological activities, including protecting against amyloid-β-induced neurotoxicity, suppressing growth of Fusarium, Trichoderma, and Colletotrichum, increasing non-REM sleep time and delta activity during REM sleep, and inhibiting arachidronic acid-induced platelet aggregation and COX expression.

Price and Availability


USD 170


Kawain 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#: 540255
Name: Kawain
CAS#: 3155-48-4
Chemical Formula: C14H14O3
Exact Mass: 230.0943
Molecular Weight: 230.26
Elemental Analysis: C, 73.03; H, 6.13; O, 20.84

Synonym: D,L-Kawin; Kawain

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (E)-4-methoxy-6-styryl-5,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-2-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H14O3/c1-16-13-9-12(17-14(15)10-13)8-7-11-5-3-2-4-6-11/h2-8,10,12H,9H2,1H3/b8-7+


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:


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