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M12593-2 2mg solid $255
M12593-10 10mg solid $975


beta-Mangostin (β-Mangostin) is a xanthone compound present in Cratoxylum arborescens, with antibacterial and antimalarial activities. beta-Mangostin exhibits antimycobacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis with an MIC of 6.25 μg/mL. beta-Mangostin possesses in vitro antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum, with an IC50 of 3.00 μg/mL. beta-Mangostin has potent anticancer activity against various cancers (such as hepatocellular carcinoma, leukaemic).

Product information

CAS Number: 20931-37-7

Molecular Weight: 424.49

Formula: C25H28O6



Chemical Name: 1, 6-dihydroxy-3, 7-dimethoxy-2, 8-bis(3-methylbut-2-en-1-yl)-9H-xanthen-9-one

Smiles: CC(C)=CCC1=C(C=C2OC3=CC(O)=C(OC)C(CC=C(C)C)=C3C(=O)C2=C1O)OC


InChi: InChI=1S/C25H28O6/c1-13(2)7-9-15-18(29-5)12-20-22(23(15)27)24(28)21-16(10-8-14(3)4)25(30-6)17(26)11-19(21)31-20/h7-8,11-12,26-27H,9-10H2,1-6H3

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: DMSO : 250 mg/mL (588.94 mM; Need ultrasonic)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥360 days if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

beta-Mangostin activates the intrinsic apoptosis pathway through reactive oxygen species with downregulation of the HSP70 gene in the HL60 cells associated with a G0/G1 cell-cycle arrest.


  1. Chien-Feng Huang, et al.β-mangostin suppresses human hepatocellular carcinoma cell invasion through inhibition of MMP-2 and MMP-9 expression and activating the ERK and JNK pathways. Environ Toxicol. 2017 Nov;32(11):2360-2370.
  2. Fatima Abdelmutaal Ahmed Omer, et al. Beta-mangostin from Cratoxylum arborescens activates the intrinsic apoptosis pathway through reactive oxygen species with downregulation of the HSP70 gene in the HL60 cells associated with a G 0/G 1 cell-cycle arrest. Tumour Biol. 2017 Nov;39(11):1010428317731451.
  3. K Likhitwitayawuid, et al. Antimalarial xanthones from Garcinia cowa. Planta Med. 1998 Feb;64(1):70-2.
  4. Sunit Suksamrarn, et al. Antimycobacterial activity of prenylated xanthones from the fruits of Garcinia mangostana. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2003 Jul;51(7):857-9.

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