Saikosaponin C

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M13665-2 2mg solid $135
M13665-10 10mg solid $405


Saikosaponin C is a bioactive component found in radix bupleuri, targets amyloid beta and tau in Alzheimer's disease. Saikosaponin C inhibits the secretion of both Aβ1-40 and Aβ1-42, and suppresses abnormal tau phosphorylation, but shows no effect on BACE1 activity and expression.

Product information

CAS Number: 20736-08-7

Molecular Weight: 927.12

Formula: C48H78O17

Chemical Name: (2S,3R,4R,5R,6S)-2-hydrogenio-2-{[(2R,3S,4R,5R,6R)-6-hydrogenio-4,5-dihydroxy-6-{[(1S,2S,4S,5R,8R,10S,13S,14R,17S,18R)-8,14,18-trihydrogenio-2-hydroxy-4,5,9,9,13,20,20-heptamethyl-24-oxahexacyclo[¹,¹⁸.0⁴,¹⁷.0⁵,¹⁴.0⁸,¹³]tetracos-15-en-10-yl]oxy}-2-({[(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy}methyl)oxan-3-yl]oxy}-6-methyloxane-3,4,5-triol

Smiles: C[C@@H]1O[C@@H](O[C@@H]2[C@@H](CO[C@@H]3O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]3O)O[C@@H](O[C@H]3CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]5C=C[C@]67OC[C@@]8(CCC(C)(C)C[C@H]86)[C@@H](O)C[C@@]7(C)[C@]5(C)CC[C@H]4C3(C)C)[C@H](O)[C@H]2O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O


InChi: InChI=1S/C48H78O17/c1-22-30(51)32(53)36(57)40(61-22)65-38-24(20-59-39-35(56)33(54)31(52)23(19-49)62-39)63-41(37(58)34(38)55)64-29-11-12-44(6)25(43(29,4)5)9-13-45(7)26(44)10-14-48-27-17-42(2,3)15-16-47(27,21-60-48)28(50)18-46(45,48)8/h10,14,22-41,49-58H,9,11-13,15-21H2,1-8H3/t22-,23+,24+,25-,26+,27+,28-,29-,30-,31+,32+,33-,34+,35+,36+,37+,38+,39+,40-,41-,44-,45+,46-,47+,48-/m0/s1

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

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

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: ≥12 months 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. Lee TH1, et al. A potential therapeutic effect of saikosaponin C as a novel dual-target anti-Alzheimer agent. J Neurochem. 2016 Mar;136(6):1232-1245.

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