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Cat.No. 1770 - Deguelin | C23H22O6 | CAS No. 522-17-8
Description: Anticancer and antiviral agent; chemopreventive and pro-apoptotic
Chemical Name: (7aS,13aS)-13,13a-Dihydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3,3-dimethyl-3H-bis[1]benzopyrano[3,4-b:6',5'-e]pyran-7(7aH)-one
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Anticancer and antiviral agent; chemopreventive and pro-apoptotic. Inhibits phorbol ester-induced ornithine decarboxylase and NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase activities (IC50 values are 11 and 6.9 nM respectively). Inhibits PI 3-kinase and reduces pAkt levels in pre-malignant and malignant human bronchial epithelial cells. Active in vivo.

Technical Data

M. Wt 394.42
Formula C23H22O6
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 522-17-8
PubChem ID 107935
Smiles O=C(C(C=CC5=C4C=CC(C)(C)O5)=C4O3)[C@@]([C@@]3([H])CO2)([H])C1=C2C=C(OC)C(OC)=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 39.44 100
ethanol 19.72 50

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.54 mL 12.68 mL 25.35 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.54 mL 5.07 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.27 mL 2.54 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.51 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Chun et al (2003) Effects of deguelin on the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway and apoptosis in premalignant human bronchial epithelial cells. J.Natl.Cancer Inst. 95 291 PMID: 12591985

Fang and Casida (1998) Anticancer action of cube insecticide: correlation for rotenoid constituents between inhibition of NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase and induced ornithine decarboxylase activities. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 95 3380 PMID: 9520374

Takatsuki et al (1969) Antiviral and antitumor antibiotics. XX. Effects of rotenone, deguelin, and related compounds on animal and plant viruses. Appl.Microbiol. 18 660 PMID: 4312925

Udeani et al (1997) Cancer chemopreventive activity mediated by deguelin, a naturally occurring rotenoid. Cancer Res. 57 3424 PMID: 9270008

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1 Citation for Deguelin

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

Hafeez et al (2016) BAD, a Proapoptotic Protein, Escapes ERK/RSK Phosphorylation in Deguelin and siRNA-Treated HeLa Cells. J Neurosci 11 e0145780 PMID: 26745145

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