Asarylaldehyde is a natural COX-2 inhibitor, which isolated from carrot (Daucus carota L.) seeds significantly inhibits cyclooxygenase II (COX-2) activity at IC50 value 100 μg/mL.
CAS Number: 4460-86-0
Molecular Weight: 196.20
2, 4, 5-trimethoxy-Benzaldehyde
Chemical Name: 2, 4, 5-trimethoxybenzaldehyde
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO: 39 mg/mL(198.77 mM). Water: Insoluble.
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
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Asaraldehyde is found to be the most abundant constituent, but is totally absent in its cultured broth and its natural host, C. kanehirae wood. On feeding with the acid-digested sawdust of C. kanehirae wood or vanillin to the broth for culture, Asaraldehyde is produced in both cultured broths. Asaraldehyde shows 3.32% of prostaglandin H endoperoxide synthase-1 (COX-1) inhibitory activity and 52.69% prostaglandin H endoperoxide synthase-2 (COX-2) inhibitory activity, respectively at 100 mg/mL. Asaraldehyde shows selectivity towards COX-2 enzyme inhibition at 100 µg/mL. The COX-2/COX-1 ratio for Asaraldehyde is 17.68 at 100 µg/mL compared to solvent control. Asaraldehyde down-regulates C/EBPβ, C/EBPδ, and C/EBPα. Asaraldehyde suppresses expression of PPARγ1 and PPARγ2. Asaraldehyde also significantly suppresses the expression of acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC).
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