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M8714-2 Solid 2 mg $100
M8714-10 Solid 10 mg $300


20(S)-Protopanaxadiol (PPD, 20-Epiprotopanaxadiol), the main intestinal metabolite of ginsenosides, is one of the active ingredients in ginseng. 20(S)-Protopanaxadiol inhibits P-glycoprotein in multidrug resistant cancer cells.

Product information

CAS Number: 30636-90-9

Molecular Weight: 460.73

Formula: C30H52O3




Chemical Name: (1S,3aR,3bR,5aR,7S,9aR,9bR,11R,11aR)-1-[(2S)-2-hydroxy-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl]-3a,3b,6,6,9a-pentamethyl-hexadecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-7,11-diol

Smiles: CC1(C)[C@@H]2CC[C@]3(C)[C@H](C[C@@H](O)[C@@H]4[C@H](CC[C@@]34C)[C@@](C)(O)CCC=C(C)C)[C@@]2(C)CC[C@@H]1O


InChi: InChI=1S/C30H52O3/c1-19(2)10-9-14-30(8,33)20-11-16-29(7)25(20)21(31)18-23-27(5)15-13-24(32)26(3,4)22(27)12-17-28(23,29)6/h10,20-25,31-33H,9,11-18H2,1-8H3/t20-,21+,22-,23+,24-,25-,27-,28+,29+,30-/m0/s1

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

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

Solubility: DMSO : ≥ 100 mg/mL (217.05 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: ≥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


  1. Liu GY, et al. 20S-protopanaxadiol-induced programmed cell death in glioma cells through caspase-dependent and -independent pathways. J Nat Prod. 2007 Feb;70(2):259-64.
  2. Zhao Y, et al. 20S-protopanaxadiol inhibits P-glycoprotein in multidrug resistant cancer cells. Planta Med. 2009 Aug;75(10):1124-8.

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