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CAS#: 7770-78-7

Description: Arctigenin is a lignan found in certain plants of the Asteraceae, including the greater burdock (Arctium lappa) and Saussurea heteromalla. It has shown antiviral and anticancer effects in vitro. It is the aglycone of arctiin. The use of arctigenin has been shown to be effective in a mouse model of Japanese encephalitis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 7770-78-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 600145
Name: Arctigenin
CAS#: 7770-78-7
Chemical Formula: C21H24O6
Exact Mass: 372.15729
Molecular Weight: 372.41
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.73; H, 6.50; O, 25.78

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Synonym: Arctigenin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (3R,4R)-4-[(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)methyl]-3- [(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)methyl]-2-tetrahydrofuranone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H24O6/c1-24-18-7-5-13(11-20(18)26-3)8-15-12-27-21(23)16(15)9-14-4-6-17(22)19(10-14)25-2/h4-7,10-11,15-16,22H,8-9,12H2,1-3H3/t15-,16+/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: >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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 372.41 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: Shi X, Sun H, Zhou D, Xi H, Shan L. Arctigenin Attenuates Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Rats. Inflammation. 2014 Jul 10.   [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25008149.