Tanshinone IIA

Cat. No. 4426

Tanshinone IIA C19H18O3 [568-72-9]

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Chemical Name: 6,7,8,9-Tetrahydro-1,6,6-trimethylphenanthro[1,2-b]furan-10,11-dione

Biological Activity

Major tanshinone isolated from Salvia miltiorrhiza. Inhibits NF-κB and AP-1 DNA binding. Exhibits cytotoxic activity in a number of different cancer cells. Inhibits β-amyloid aggregation and protects PC12 cells from β-amyloid-induced apoptosis. Displays antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mM in DMSO with gentle warming
>98 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Dong et al (2012) Tanshinone IIA protects PC12 cells from β-amyloid(25-35)-induced apoptosis via PI3K/Akt signaling pathway. Mol.Biol.Rep. 39 6495. PMID: 22314911.

Jin et al (2008) Tanshinone IIA from Salvia miltiorrhiza BUNGE inhibits human aortic smooth muscle cell migration and MMP-9 activity through AKT signaling pathway. J.Cell Biochem. 104 15. PMID: 17979138.

Lee et al (2008) Anticancer effects of tanshinone I in human non-small cell lung cancer. Mol.Cancer Ther. 7 3527. PMID: 19001436.

Wang et al (2007) Growth inhibition and induction of apoptosis and differentiation of tanshinone IIA in human glioma cells. J.Neurooncol. 82 11. PMID: 16955220.

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