Chrysophanol (Chrysophanic acid) is a natural anthraquinone, which inhibits EGF-induced phosphorylation of EGFR and suppresses activation of AKT and mTOR/p70S6K.
CAS Number: 481-74-3
Molecular Weight: 254.24
Chemical Name: 1, 8-dihydroxy-3-methyl-9, 10-dihydroanthracene-9, 10-dione
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO: 5 mg/mLwarmed(19.66 mM).
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
How to use
Chrysophanic acid (Chrysophanol) is a EGFR/mTOR pathway inhibitor. Chrysophanic acid (Chrysophanol) is a natural anthraquinone, has anticancer activity in EGFR-overexpressing SNU-C5 human colon cancer cells. Chrysophanic acid (Chrysophanol) preferentially blocks proliferation in SNU-C5 cells but not in other cell lines (HT7, HT29, KM12C, SW480, HCT116 and SNU-C4) with low levels of EGFR expression. Chrysophanic acid (Chrysophanol) treatment in SNU-C5 cells inhibits EGF-induced phosphorylation of EGFR and suppresses activation of downstream signaling molecules, such as AKT, extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) and the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR)/ribosomal protein S6 kinase (p70S6K). Chrysophanic acid also inhibits the replication of poliovirus types 2 and 3 (Picornaviridae) and poliovirus-induced cytopathic effects in BGM (Buffalo green monkey) kidney cells.
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