Cardanol diene

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MedKoo CAT#: 412341

CAS#: 51546-63-5

Description: Cardanol diene is a phenol found in cashew nut shell liquid that inhibits tyrosinase with an IC50 value of 52.5 μM in vitro. Cardanol diene is also used to synthesize cardanol-metal complexes that inhibit uropathogenic E. coli biofilm formation.

Chemical Structure

Cardanol diene
CAS# 51546-63-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412341
Name: Cardanol diene
CAS#: 51546-63-5
Chemical Formula: C21H32O
Exact Mass: 300.2453
Molecular Weight: 300.49
Elemental Analysis: C, 83.94; H, 10.73; O, 5.32

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Synonym: Cardanol diene; UNIIR5UNJ6B02F; UNII R5UNJ6B02F; UNII-R5UNJ6B02F

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Phenol, 3-(8,11-pentadecadienyl)-, (Z,Z)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H32O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-16-20-17-15-18-21(22)19-20/h4-5,7-8,15,17-19,22H,2-3,6,9-14,16H2,1H3/b5-4-,8-7-


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 300.49 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: Perdriau S, Harder S, Heeres HJ, de Vries JG. Selective conversion of polyenes to monoenes by RuCl(3) -catalyzed transfer hydrogenation: the case of cashew nutshell liquid. ChemSusChem. 2012 Dec;5(12):2427-34. doi: 10.1002/cssc.201200503. Epub 2012 Oct 11. PMID: 23060315.

2: Paramashivappa R, Kumar PP, Vithayathil PJ, Rao AS. Novel method for isolation of major phenolic constituents from cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) nut shell liquid. J Agric Food Chem. 2001 May;49(5):2548-51. doi: 10.1021/jf001222j. PMID: 11368634.

3: Sullivan JT, Richards CS, Lloyd HA, Krishna G. Anacardic acid: molluscicide in cashew nut shell liquid. Planta Med. 1982 Mar;44(3):175-7. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-971434. PMID: 17402106.

4: Tyman JH, Kiong LS. Long chain phenols: Part XI. Composition of natural cashew nutshell liquid (Anacardium occidentale) from various sources. Lipids. 1978 Aug;13(8):525-32. doi: 10.1007/BF02533591. PMID: 27520537.