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MedKoo CAT#: 202713
CAS#: 4478-93-7 (racemic)
Description: Sulforaphane, also known as BroccoPhane; Detoxophane, is a naturally-occurring phytochemical belonging to the class of isothiocyanates. As the aglycone metabolite of glucosinolate glucoraphanin (sulforaphane glucosinolate), sulforaphane acts as an antioxidant and potent stimulator of endogenous detoxifying enzymes. This agent displays anticarcinogenic properties due to its ability to induce phase II detoxification enzymes, such as glutathione S-transferase and quinone reductase, thereby providing protection against certain carcinogens and toxic, reactive oxygen species. Broccoli sprouts contain large amounts of sulforaphane, which is also found in other cruciferous vegetables including cabbage and kale.
MedKoo Cat#: 202713
CAS#: 4478-93-7 (racemic)
Chemical Formula: C6H11NOS2
Exact Mass: 177.02821
Molecular Weight: 177.29
Elemental Analysis: C, 40.65; H, 6.25; N, 7.90; O, 9.02; S, 36.17
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Related CAS #: 142825-10-3 (R-isomer) 155320-20-0 (S-isomer) 4478-93-7 (racemic)
Synonym: Broccoli sprout extracts; 4-methyl-sulfinybutyl isothiocyanatel; Sulforafan; Sulforaphane; BroccoPhane; Detoxophane;
IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-isothiocyanato-4-(methylsulfinyl)butane
InChi Key: SUVMJBTUFCVSAD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H11NOS2/c1-10(8)5-3-2-4-7-6-9/h2-5H2,1H3
SMILES Code: O=S(CCCCN=C=S)C
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|Soluble in DMSO, not in water||100.0|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 177.29 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.
|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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Sulforaphane exhibits anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial properties in experimental models. It is obtained from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts or cabbages. The enzyme myrosinase transforms glucoraphanin, a glucosinolate, into sulforaphane upon damage to the plant (such as from chewing). Young sprouts of broccoli and cauliflower are particularly rich in glucoraphanin. [source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulforaphane]