Luteolin

Cat. No. 2874

Luteolin C15H10O6 [491-70-3]

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Alternative Name: 3',4',5,7-Tetrahydroxyflavone

Chemical Name: 2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-5,7-dihydroxy-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one

Biological Activity

Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and free radical scavenger. Inhibits LPS-induced TNF-α, IL-6 and inducible nitric oxide production and blocks NF-κB and AP-1 activation. Also inhibits TNF-α -induced COX-2 expression. Antiproliferative and chemopreventative; inhibits proliferation of Lewis lung carcinoma cells in vivo.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
286.24
Formula:
C15H10O6
Solubility:
Soluble to 5 mM in 1eq. NaOH and to 50 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Store at +4°C
CAS No:
491-70-3

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Kim et al (2011) Luteolin, a novel natural inhibitor of tumor progression locus 2 serine/ threonine kinase, inhibits tumor necrosis factor-α-induced cyclooxygenase-2 expression in JB6 mouse epidermis cells. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 338 1013.

Chen et al (2007) Luteolin suppresses inflammation-associated gene expression by blocking NF-κB and AP-1 activation pathway in mouse alveolar macrophage. Life Sci. 81 1602. PMID: 17977562.

Ju et al (2007) A critical role of luteolin-induced reactive oxygen species in blockage of tumour necrosis factor-activated nuclear factor-κB pathway and sensitization of apoptosis in lung cancer cells. Mol.Pharmacol. 71 1381. PMID: 17296806.

Kim et al (2007) Caspase activation and extracellular signal-regulated kinase/Akt inhibition were involved in luteolin-induced apoptosis in Lewis lung carcinoma cells. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 1090 597.

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