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Catalogue No.: BP0187
Cas No.: 20362-31-6
Formula: C27H34O11
Mol Weight: 534.558
Botanical Source: the seeds of Arctium lappa, stems of Trachelospermum asiaticum and from Forsythia intermedia, Centaurea spaerocephala and Centaurea imperialis. Widespread in the Compositae

Purity: 95%~99%
Analysis Method: HPLC-DAD or/and HPLC-ELSD
Identification Method: Mass, NMR
Packing: Brown vial or HDPE plastic bottle
Can be supplied from milligrams to grams, upto kilograms.

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Typical COA:


1, Effects of arctiin on PhIP-induced mammary, colon and pancreatic carcinogenesis in female Sprague-Dawley rats and MeIQx-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in male...

M Hirose, T Yamaguchi, C Lin, N Kimoto, M Futakuchi... -Cancer letters, 2000 - Elsevier
Abstract Chemopreventive effects of arctiin, a lignan isolated from Arctium lappa (burdock) 
seeds, on the initiation or post initiation period of 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo [4, 5-b] 
pyridine (PhIP) induced mammary carcinogenesis in female rats and on 2-amino-3, 8- ...

2, Transformation of arctiin to estrogenic and antiestrogenic substances by human intestinal bacteria

LH Xie, EM Ahn, T Akao, AAM Abdel-Hafez...-Chemical and ..., 2003 - J-STAGE
After anaerobic incubation of arctiin (1) from the seeds of Arctium lappa with a human fecal 
suspension, six metabolites were formed, and their structures were identified as (−)-
arctigenin (2),(2R, 3R)-2-(3', 4'-dihydroxybenzyl)-3-(3", 4"-dimethoxybenzyl) ..

3, Antiproliferative effect of arctigenin and arctiin

SY Ryu, JW Ahn, YH Kang, BH Han - Archives of Pharmacal Research, 1995 - Springer
Arctigenin (I) and arctiin (11) are butyrolactone lignans (Fig. l) isolated from the seed of 
Arctium lappa (Compositae)(Han eta/., 1994, and more references are therein). These 
compounds have been reported to show a variety of biological activities such as an ..


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