• Apigenin (from Apium graveolens)

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Description
Apigenin is a natural occuring plant flavone and has antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory properties.

    CAS Number

    520-36-5

    Molecular Formula

    C15H10O5

    Molecular Weight

    270.24

    Mechanism of Action

    Apigenin is a ornithine decarboxylase inhibitor which promotes tumor growth and production. Apigenin also has been shown to inhibit nitric oxide synthase-2 and cyclooxygenase-2 activity in mouse macrophages. Several studies have demonstrated many other modes of action that account for the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties of apigenin.

    Storage Conditions

    ≤30°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Light yellow powder

    Assay

    (HPLC): Not less than 98.0%

    Loss on Drying

    Not more than 2.0%

References

    References

    Shukla, Sanjeev, and Sanjay Gupta. "Apigenin: A Promising Molecule for Cancer Prevention." Pharm Res Pharmaceutical Research 27.6 (2010): 962-78.

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