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MedKoo CAT#: 330106

CAS#: 31008-19-2

Description: Fargesin is a lignan from Magnolia fargesii, an oriental medicine used in the treatment of nasal congestion and sinusitis. Fargesin exhibits anti-inflammation effects on THP-1 cells via suppression of PKC pathway including downstream JNK, nuclear factors AP-1 and NF-ĸB. Fargesin as a potential β₁ adrenergic receptor antagonist protects the hearts against ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats via attenuating oxidative stress and apoptosis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 31008-19-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 330106
Name: Fargesin
CAS#: 31008-19-2
Chemical Formula: C21H22O6
Exact Mass: 370.1416
Molecular Weight: 370.401
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.10; H, 5.99; O, 25.92

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Synonym: Fargesin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1H,3H-Furo(3,4-C)furan, 1alpha-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-3abeta,4,6,6abeta-tetrahydro-4beta-((3,4-methylenedioxy)phenyl)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H22O6/c1-22-16-5-3-12(7-18(16)23-2)20-14-9-25-21(15(14)10-24-20)13-4-6-17-19(8-13)27-11-26-17/h3-8,14-15,20-21H,9-11H2,1-2H3/t14?,15?,20-,21+/m0/s1


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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17: Lee YS, Cha BY, Choi SS, Harada Y, Choi BK, Yonezawa T, Teruya T, Nagai K, Woo JT. Fargesin improves lipid and glucose metabolism in 3T3-L1 adipocytes and high-fat diet-induced obese mice. Biofactors. 2012 Jul-Aug;38(4):300-8. doi: 10.1002/biof.1022. Epub 2012 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 22674784.

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