Caffeic acid phenethyl ester

Cat. No. 2743

Caffeic acid phenethyl ester C17H16O4 [104594-70-9]

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Alternative Name: CAPE

Chemical Name: 3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acid 2-phenylethyl ester

Biological Activity

Antioxidant, antimitogenic, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antiviral. Specifically inhibits NF-κB activation and inhibits the growth of transformed cells. Also suppresses lipid peroxidation and inhibits ornithine decarboxylase, protein tyrosine kinase and lipoxygenase activities.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at -20°C

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Sud'ina et al (1993) Caffeic acid phenethyl ester as a lipoxygenase inhibitor with antioxidant properties. FEBS Lett. 329 21. PMID: 7689063.

Natarajan et al (1996) Caffeic acid phenethyl ester is a potent and specific inhibitor of activation of nuclear transcription factor NF-κB. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 93 9090.

Fitzpatrick et al (2001) Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, an inhibitor of nuclear factor-κB, attenuates bacterial peptidoglycan polysaccharide-induced colitis in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 299 915. PMID: 11714876.

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