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MedKoo CAT#: 562062

CAS#: 36052-37-6

Description: Alpinetin is a natural UCK2 inhibitor. It has been shown to bind to the cavity of R273H mutant p53 and restore wild-type p53 functions.

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CAS# 36052-37-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 562062
Name: Alpinetin
CAS#: 36052-37-6
Chemical Formula: C16H14O4
Exact Mass: 270.08
Molecular Weight: 270.284
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.10; H, 5.22; O, 23.68

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Synonym: Alpinetin;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S)-7-Hydroxy-5-methoxy-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydrochromen-4-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H14O4/c1-19-14-7-11(17)8-15-16(14)12(18)9-13(20-15)10-5-3-2-4-6-10/h2-8,13,17H,9H2,1H3/t13-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1C[C@@H](C2=CC=CC=C2)OC3=C1C(OC)=CC(O)=C3

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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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: Qi C, Fu J, Zhao H, Xing H, Dong D, Wu B. Identification of UGTs and BCRP as potential pharmacokinetic determinants of the natural flavonoid alpinetin. Xenobiotica. 2018 Feb 13:1-32. doi: 10.1080/00498254.2018.1440657. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29436891.

2: Ye W, Lin X, Zhang Y, Xu Y, Sun R, Wen C, Wang X, Bao S, Chen R. Quantification and pharmacokinetics of alpinetin in rat plasma by UHPLC-MS/MS using protein precipitation coupled with dilution approach to eliminate matrix effects. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2017 Dec 27;152:242-247. doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2017.12.046. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29433096.

3: Hu K, Liu L, Qian H, Zhou T, Li Y, Yu J, Tan B. [Alpinetin promotes the binding of PPAR and methyltransferase]. Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Dec;33(12):1610-1614. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 29382419.

4: Malami I, Muhammad A, Etti IC, Waziri PM, Alhassan AM. An in silico approach in predicting the possible mechanism involving restoration of wild-type p53 functions by small molecular weight compounds in tumor cells expressing R273H mutant p53. EXCLI J. 2017 Dec 8;16:1276-1287. doi: 10.17179/excli2017-299. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 29333130; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5763090.

5: Burmańczuk A, Hola P, Milczak A, Piech T, Kowalski C, Wojciechowska B, Grabowski T. Quercetin decrease somatic cells count in mastitis of dairy cows. Res Vet Sci. 2018 Jan 9;117:255-259. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2018.01.006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29331686.

6: Zhou Y, Ding YL, Zhang JL, Zhang P, Wang JQ, Li ZH. Alpinetin improved high fat diet-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) through improving oxidative stress, inflammatory response and lipid metabolism. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018 Jan;97:1397-1408. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2017.10.035. Epub 2017 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 29156529.

7: Ajmala Shireen P, Abdul Mujeeb VM, Muraleedharan K. Theoretical insights on flavanones as antioxidants and UV filters: A TDDFT and NLMO study. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017 May;170:286-294. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2017.04.021. Epub 2017 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: 28456119.

8: Malami I, Abdul AB, Abdullah R, Kassim NK, Rosli R, Yeap SK, Waziri P, Etti IC, Bello MB. Correction: Crude Extracts, Flavokawain B and Alpinetin Compounds from the Rhizome of Alpinia mutica Induce Cell Death via UCK2 Enzyme Inhibition and in Turn Reduce 18S rRNA Biosynthesis in HT-29 Cells. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 7;12(3):e0173651. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173651. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28267789; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5340395.

9: Malami I, Abdul AB, Abdullah R, Kassim NK, Rosli R, Yeap SK, Waziri P, Etti IC, Bello MB. Crude Extracts, Flavokawain B and Alpinetin Compounds from the Rhizome of Alpinia mutica Induce Cell Death via UCK2 Enzyme Inhibition and in Turn Reduce 18S rRNA Biosynthesis in HT-29 Cells. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 19;12(1):e0170233. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170233. eCollection 2017. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2017 Mar 7;12 (3):e0173651. PubMed PMID: 28103302; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5245823.

10: He X, Wei Z, Wang J, Kou J, Liu W, Fu Y, Yang Z. Alpinetin attenuates inflammatory responses by suppressing TLR4 and NLRP3 signaling pathways in DSS-induced acute colitis. Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 20;6:28370. doi: 10.1038/srep28370. PubMed PMID: 27321991; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4913257.

11: Ng TL, Karim R, Tan YS, Teh HF, Danial AD, Ho LS, Khalid N, Appleton DR, Harikrishna JA. Amino Acid and Secondary Metabolite Production in Embryogenic and Non-Embryogenic Callus of Fingerroot Ginger (Boesenbergia rotunda). PLoS One. 2016 Jun 3;11(6):e0156714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156714. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27258536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4892522.

12: Malami I, Abdul AB, Abdullah R, Bt Kassim NK, Waziri P, Christopher Etti I. In Silico Discovery of Potential Uridine-Cytidine Kinase 2 Inhibitors from the Rhizome of Alpinia mutica. Molecules. 2016 Apr 8;21(4):417. doi: 10.3390/molecules21040417. PubMed PMID: 27070566.

13: Liang X, Zhang B, Chen Q, Zhang J, Lei B, Li B, Wei Y, Zhai R, Liang Z, He S, Tang B. The mechanism underlying alpinetin-mediated alleviation of pancreatitis-associated lung injury through upregulating aquaporin-1. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2016 Feb 24;10:841-50. doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S97614. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 26966354; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4771394.

14: Wang J, Yan Z, Liu X, Che S, Wang C, Yao W. Alpinetin targets glioma stem cells by suppressing Notch pathway. Tumour Biol. 2016 Jul;37(7):9243-8. doi: 10.1007/s13277-016-4827-2. Epub 2016 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 26768745.

15: Wu L, Yang W, Zhang SN, Lu JB. Alpinetin inhibits lung cancer progression and elevates sensitization drug-resistant lung cancer cells to cis-diammined dichloridoplatium. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2015 Nov 16;9:6119-27. doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S92702. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26604699; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655908.

16: Huang Y, Zhou LS, Yan L, Ren J, Zhou DX, Li SS. Alpinetin inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced acute kidney injury in mice. Int Immunopharmacol. 2015 Oct;28(2):1003-8. doi: 10.1016/j.intimp.2015.08.002. Epub 2015 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 26321118.

17: Tan BC, Tan SK, Wong SM, Ata N, Rahman NA, Khalid N. Distribution of Flavonoids and Cyclohexenyl Chalcone Derivatives in Conventional Propagated and In Vitro-Derived Field-Grown Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansf. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:451870. doi: 10.1155/2015/451870. Epub 2015 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 25883671; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4391327.

18: Singh M, Kamal YT, Khan MA, Parveen R, Ansari SH, Ahmad S. Matrix Solid-Phase Dispersion Extraction and Quantification of Alpinetin in Amomum Seed using Validated HPLC and HPTLC Methods. Indian J Pharm Sci. 2015 Jan-Feb;77(1):49-54. PubMed PMID: 25767318; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4355882.

19: Jiang Z, Sang H, Fu X, Liang Y, Li L. Alpinetin enhances cholesterol efflux and inhibits lipid accumulation in oxidized low-density lipoprotein-loaded human macrophages. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2015 Nov-Dec;62(6):840-7. doi: 10.1002/bab.1328. Epub 2015 May 17. PubMed PMID: 25496323.

20: Kuete V, Nkuete AH, Mbaveng AT, Wiench B, Wabo HK, Tane P, Efferth T. Cytotoxicity and modes of action of 4'-hydroxy-2',6'-dimethoxychalcone and other flavonoids toward drug-sensitive and multidrug-resistant cancer cell lines. Phytomedicine. 2014 Oct 15;21(12):1651-7. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 25442273.