Cat. No. 4590

Honokiol C18H18O2 [35354-74-6]

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Chemical Name: 5,3'-Diallyl-2,4'-dihydroxybiphenyl

Biological Activity

Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor and antiangiogenic agent. Blocks NF-κB activation by a variety of stimuli, including TNF and okadaic acid. Shown to scavenge superoxide and peroxyl radicals. Also inhibits a variety of inflammatory responses. Reverses cardiac hypertrophy in mice via SIRT3 activation.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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Pillai et al (2015) Nat.Commun. 6 6656. PMID: 25871545.

Dikalov et al (2008) Honokiol is a potent scavenger of superoxide and peroxyl radicals. Biochem.Pharmacol. 76 589. PMID: 18640101.

Kim and Cho (2008) Anti-inflammatory effect of honokiol is mediated by PI3K/Akt pathway suppression. Acta Pharmacol.Sinica 29 113. PMID: 18158873.

Ahn et al (2006) Honokiol potentiates apoptosis, suppresses osteoclastogenesis, and inhibits invasion through modulation of nuclear factor-κB activation pathway. Mol.Cancer Res. 4 621. PMID: 16966432.

Bai et al (2003) Honokiol, a small molecular weight natural product, inhibits angiogenesis in vitro and tumor growth in vivo. J.Biol.Chem. 278 35501. PMID: 12816951.

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