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MedKoo CAT#: 600108

CAS#: 5508-58-7

Description: Andrographolide is a labdane diterpenoid that is the main bioactive component of the medicinal plant Andrographis paniculata. Andrographolide is an extremely bitter substance extracted from the stem and leaves of A. paniculata. Andrographolide is used experimentally in different areas of research including cell signaling, immunomodulation, and stroke.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 5508-58-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 600108
Name: Andrographolide
CAS#: 5508-58-7
Chemical Formula: C20H30O5
Exact Mass: 350.20932
Molecular Weight: 350.45
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.54; H, 8.63; O, 22.83

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100mg USD 140 2 Weeks
250mg USD 200 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2021-02-28. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Andrographolide purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.


IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3-[2-[decahydro-6-hydroxy-5- (hydroxymethyl)-5,8a- dimethyl-2-methylene-1- napthalenyl]ethylidene]dihydro- 4-hydroxy-2(3H)-furanone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H30O5/c1-12-4-7-16-19(2,9-8-17(23)20(16,3)11-21)14(12)6-5-13-15(22)10-25-18(13)24/h5,14-17,21-23H,1,4,6-11H2,2-3H3/b13-5+


Solid powder

>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).

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).

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Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 350.45 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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