SKU: M111  / 
    CAS Number: 15071-56-4


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    5-Methoxycanthinone is a β-carboline first isolated from the Australian Rutaceae Pentaceras Australis Hook by Price and co-workers at the CSIRO, Australia in 1952. 5-Methoxycanthinone is a modest inhibitor of a panel of the human tumor cell lines: epiderimoid carcinoma of the nasopharynx (KB), lung carcinoma (A-549), ileocecal carcinoma (HCT-8), renal cancer (CAKI-1), breast cancer (MCF-7), melanoma (SK-MEL-2) with ED50 of 2.9, 3.1, 2.5, 4.4, 5.0 and 17 µg/mL​.

    Molecular Formula  C15H10N2O2

    Haynes HG et al (1952)  Alkaloids of the Australian Rutaceae: Pentaceras Australis Hook. F. II. Identification of 5-​methoxycanthinone.  Aust. J. Sci. Res. Ser. B. A5:563

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