Caffeic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 573600

CAS#: 501-16-6

Description: Caffeic acid provides protection against genotoxicity of DMBA.

Chemical Structure

Caffeic acid
CAS# 501-16-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573600
Name: Caffeic acid
CAS#: 501-16-6
Chemical Formula: C9H8O4
Exact Mass: 180.0423
Molecular Weight: 180.16
Elemental Analysis: C, 60.00; H, 4.48; O, 35.52

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5.0g USD 215.0 2 Weeks
10.0g USD 350.0 2 Weeks
25.0g USD 550.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: AI3-63211, Caffeic acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-, (E)-


InChi Code: 1S/C9H8O4/c10-7-3-1-6(5-8(7)11)2-4-9(12)13/h1-5,10-11H,(H,12,13)/b4-2+

SMILES Code: c1cc(c(cc1/C=C/C(=O)O)O)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: >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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 180.16 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: Choi HG, Tran PT, Lee JH, Min BS, Kim JA. Anti-inflammatory activity of caffeic acid derivatives isolated from the roots of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge. Arch Pharm Res. 2018 Jan;41(1):64-70. doi: 10.1007/s12272-017-0983-1. Epub 2017 Nov 9. Erratum in: Arch Pharm Res. 2019 Apr;42(4):378. PubMed PMID: 29124660.

2: Agunloye OM, Oboh G. Modulatory effect of caffeic acid on cholinesterases inhibitory properties of donepezil. J Complement Integr Med. 2017 Sep 22;15(1). pii: /j/jcim.2018.15.issue-1/jcim-2017-0016/jcim-2017-0016.xml. doi: 10.1515/jcim-2017-0016. PubMed PMID: 28941354.

3: Nam SH, Kim YM, Walsh MK, Wee YJ, Yang KY, Ko JA, Han S, Thanh Hanh Nguyen T, Kim JY, Kim D. Synthesis and Functional Characterization of Caffeic Acid Glucoside Using Leuconostoc mesenteroides Dextransucrase. J Agric Food Chem. 2017 Apr 5;65(13):2743-2750. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00344. Epub 2017 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 28271704.