AKBA is an antiangiogenic and neuroprotective agent, reducing the impact of proliferative retinopathies, protecting neurons against ischemic injury involving the Nrf2/HO-1 pathway. AKBA is a naturally occurring pentacyclic triterpene isolated from the gum resin exudate from the stem of the tree B. serrata (frankincense). It selectively inhibits 5-lipoxygenase (IC50 = 1.5 µM) in an enzyme-directed, nonredox, and noncompetitive manner. 2 3-acetyl-11-keto-β-Boswellic acid and other members of the boswellic acid family have been studied for potential use in the control of inflammatory diseases, including arthritis and cancer.
CAS Number: 67416-61-9
Molecular Weight: 512.72
Chemical Name: (3R,4R,4aR,6aR,6bS,8aR,11R,12S,12aR,14aR,14bS)-3-(acetyloxy)-4,6a,6b,8a,11,12,14b-heptamethyl-14-oxo-1,2,3,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,14,14a,14b-icosahydropicene-4-carboxylic acid
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
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