Flavokawain B

Catalog No. Size PriceQuantity
M12617-2 2mg solid $240
M12617-10 10mg solid $900


Flavokawain B (Flavokavain B) is a chalcone isolated from the root extracts of kava-kava plant and a potent apoptosis inducer for inhibiting the growth of various cancer cell lines. Flavokawain B (Flavokavain B) shows strong antiangiogenic activity. Flavokawain B (Flavokavain B) inhibits human brain endothelial cell (HUVEC) migration and tube formation with very low and non-toxic concentrations.

Product information

CAS Number: 1775-97-9

Molecular Weight: 284.31

Formula: C17H16O4


Flavokavain B

Chemical Name: (2E)-1-(2-hydroxy-4, 6-dimethoxyphenyl)-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-one

Smiles: COC1=CC(O)=C(C(=O)/C=C/C2C=CC=CC=2)C(=C1)OC


InChi: InChI=1S/C17H16O4/c1-20-13-10-15(19)17(16(11-13)21-2)14(18)9-8-12-6-4-3-5-7-12/h3-11,19H,1-2H3/b9-8+

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

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

Solubility: DMSO : 5 mg/mL (17.59 mM; ultrasonic and warming and heat to 60°C)

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


  1. Rossette MC, et al. The In Vitro and In Vivo Antiangiogenic Effects of Flavokawain B. Phytother Res. 2017 Oct;31(10):1607-1613.
  2. Li X, et al. Flavokawain B targets protein neddylation for enhancing the anti-prostate cancer effect of Bortezomib via Skp2 degradation. Cell Commun Signal. 2019 Mar 18;17(1):25.

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