Ginkgolide B

Cat. No. 1657

Ginkgolide B C20H24O10 [15291-77-7]

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Alternative Name: BN 52021

Chemical Name: (1R,3S,3aS,4R,6aR,7aR,7bR,8S,10aS,11R,11aR)-3-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)hexahydro-4,7b,11-trihydroxy-8-methyl-9H-1,7a-(epoxymethano)-1H,6aH-cyclopenta[c]furo[2,3-b]furo[3',2':3,4]cyclopenta[1,2-d]furan-5,9,12(4H)-trione

Biological Activity

Platelet-activating factor (PAF) receptor antagonist (Ki = 1.3 μM). Inhibits neutrophil degranulation and superoxide production in vitro and inhibits bronchoconstriction and is neuroprotective following oral administration in vivo.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
424.4
Formula:
C20H24O10
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
Storage:
Desiccate at +4°C
CAS No:
15291-77-7

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Maclennan et al (2002) The CNS effects of Ginkgo biloba extracts and ginkgolide B. Prog.Neurobiol. 67 235. PMID: 12169298.

Foldes-Filep et al (1987) Inhibition by BN 52021 (ginkgolide B) of the binding of [3H]-platelet-activating factor to human neutrophil granulocytes. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 148 1412. PMID: 2825685.

Desquand et al (1986) Interference of BN 52021 (ginkgolide B) with the bronchopulmonary effects of PAF-acether in the guinea-pig. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 127 83. PMID: 3019727.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ginkgolide B include:

Huang et al (2015) Protective effect of high concentration of BN52021 on retinal contusion in cat eyes. Nat Neurosci 15 50. PMID: 25956877.

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