Maytenonic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 581106

CAS#: 33600-93-0

Description: Maytenonic acid is triterpene from Maytenus senegalensis, has Anti-inflammatory activity.

Chemical Structure

Maytenonic acid
CAS# 33600-93-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581106
Name: Maytenonic acid
CAS#: 33600-93-0
Chemical Formula: C30H48O3
Exact Mass: 456.3603
Molecular Weight: 456.71
Elemental Analysis: C, 78.90; H, 10.59; O, 10.51

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Synonym: Maytenonic acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2R,4aS,6aR,6bS,8aR,9R,12aR,12bR,14aS,14bR)-2,4a,6a,8a,9,12b,14a-heptamethyl-10-oxodocosahydropicene-2-carboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C30H48O3/c1-19-20(31)8-9-21-27(19,4)11-10-22-28(21,5)15-17-30(7)23-18-26(3,24(32)33)13-12-25(23,2)14-16-29(22,30)6/h19,21-23H,8-18H2,1-7H3,(H,32,33)/t19-,21-,22-,23+,25+,26+,27-,28+,29+,30-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: C[C@]1(CC[C@]2(C)[C@H]3C[C@](C)(C(O)=O)CC2)[C@@]3(C)CC[C@@]4(C)[C@@H]1CC[C@@]5(C)[C@@H](C)C(CC[C@H]45)=O

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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 456.71 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: Sosa S, Morelli CF, Tubaro A, Cairoli P, Speranza G, Manitto P. Anti-inflammatory activity of Maytenus senegalensis root extracts and of maytenoic acid. Phytomedicine. 2007 Feb;14(2-3):109-14. Epub 2006 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 16860550.

2: Joshi KC, Singh P, Singhi CL. Triterpene quinone-methides from Gymnosporia montana. Planta Med. 1981 Sep;43(1):89-91. PubMed PMID: 17402016.

3: Abraham DJ, Trojánek J, Münzing HP, Fong HH, Farnsworth NR. Structure elucidation of maytenonic acid, a new triterpene from Maytenus senegalensis (celastraceae). J Pharm Sci. 1971 Jul;60(7):1085-7. PubMed PMID: 5115253.