Diffractaic acid, a major constituent of U. longissimi, acts as an effective proapoptotic agent in various disorders research. Diffractaic acid is the analgesic and antipyretic component of Usnea diffracta.
CAS Number: 436-32-8
Molecular Weight: 374.38
Chemical Name: 4-(2, 4-dimethoxy-3, 6-dimethylbenzoyloxy)-2-hydroxy-3, 6-dimethylbenzoic acid
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO
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
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Diffractaic acid shows an analgesic effect by Acetic acid-induced writhing and tail-pressure methods in mice.
- Fehmi Odabasoglu, et al. Diffractaic acid, a novel proapoptotic agent, induces with olive oil both apoptosis and antioxidative systems in Ti-implanted rabbits. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012 Jan 15;674(2-3):171-8.
- E Okuyama, et al. Usnic acid and diffractaic acid as analgesic and antipyretic components of Usnea diffracta. Planta Med. 1995 Apr;61(2):113-5.
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