The active principle of feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium), widely used as a herbal remedy for arthritis and migraine and as a febrifuge. Antisecretory, anti-inflammatory and spasmolytic; inhibits the release of 5-HT from blood platelets. Also inhibits generation of leukotriene B4 and thromboxane B2.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||4.03 mL||20.14 mL||40.27 mL|
|5 mM||0.81 mL||4.03 mL||8.05 mL|
|10 mM||0.4 mL||2.01 mL||4.03 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.4 mL||0.81 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Groenewegen and Heptinstall (1990) A comparison of the effects of an extract of feverfew and parthenolide, a component of feverfew, on human platelet activity in vitro. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 42 553 PMID: 1981582
Heptinstall et al (1986) Compounds extracted from feverfew that have anti-secretory activity contain an α-methylene butyrolactone unit. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 38 709 PMID: 2877077
Murphy et al (1988) Randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial of feverfew in migraine prevention. Lancet 2 189 PMID: 2899663
Sumner et al (1992) Inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase and cyclo-oxygenase in leukocytes by feverfew. Involvement of sesquiterpene lactones and other components. Biochem.Pharmacol. 43 2313 PMID: 1319159
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Keywords: 5-HT release inhibitors inhibits Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors 5-HT3 feverfew 5-HT-Related
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Lee et al (2016) Mincle-mediated translational regulation is required for strong nitric oxide production and inflammation resolution. Anesth Analg 7 11322 PMID: 27089465
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