• Asterric Acid packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Asterric acid is a fungal metabolite with anti-angiogenic properties, isolated from a number of Aspergillus and Penicillium species. It is an inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), inhibiting VEGF-induced tube formation of human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

Asterric acid is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO and has limited water solubility. 

    CAS Number

    577-64-0

    Molecular Formula

    C17H16O8

    Molecular Weight

    348.3

    Storage Conditions

    -20┬░C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    Fungal metabolites, asterric acid derivatives inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-induced tube formation of HUVECs. Lee H.J. et al. , J. Antibiot. 2002, 55, 552.

    Asterric acid, a new endothelin binding inhibitor. Ohashi H. et al. , J. Antibiot. 1992, 45, 1684. 

    Studies in the biochemistry of micro-organisms. 115. Metabolites of Penicillium frequentans Westling: isolation of sulochrin, asterric acid, (+)-bisdechlorogeodin and two new substituted anthraquinones, questin and questinol. Mahmoodian A. et al. , Biochem. J. 1964, 92, 369.

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