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MedKoo CAT#: 564520

CAS#: 81203-57-8

Description: Falcarinol is the most potent antiplatelet agent in ginseng, and it inhibits thromboxane formation.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 81203-57-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 564520
Name: Falcarinol
CAS#: 81203-57-8
Chemical Formula: C17H24O
Exact Mass: 244.1827
Molecular Weight: 244.38
Elemental Analysis: C, 83.55; H, 9.90; O, 6.55

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Synonym: Panaxynol, (+)-Falcarinol, (+) Falcarinol, Falcarinol

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (3S,9Z)-heptadeca-1,9-dien-4,6-diyn-3-ol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H24O/c1-3-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17(18)4-2/h4,10-11,17-18H,2-3,5-9,12H2,1H3/b11-10+/t17-/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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 244.38 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: Stefanson AL, Bakovic M. Falcarinol Is a Potent Inducer of Heme Oxygenase-1 and Was More Effective than Sulforaphane in Attenuating Intestinal Inflammation at Diet-Achievable Doses. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2018 Oct 21;2018:3153527. doi: 10.1155/2018/3153527. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30420908; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6215554.

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3: Kobaek-Larsen M, Nielsen DS, Kot W, Krych Ł, Christensen LP, Baatrup G. Effect of the dietary polyacetylenes falcarinol and falcarindiol on the gut microbiota composition in a rat model of colorectal cancer. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jun 27;11(1):411. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3527-y. PubMed PMID: 29945666; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6020439.

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5: Kobaek-Larsen M, El-Houri RB, Christensen LP, Al-Najami I, Fretté X, Baatrup G. Dietary polyacetylenes, falcarinol and falcarindiol, isolated from carrots prevents the formation of neoplastic lesions in the colon of azoxymethane-induced rats. Food Funct. 2017 Mar 22;8(3):964-974. doi: 10.1039/c7fo00110j. PubMed PMID: 28197615.