Product nameNordihydroguaiaretic acid, Naturally occurring antioxidant
DescriptionNaturally occurring potent antioxidant
Biological descriptionNaturally occurring potent antioxidant. Various pharmacological effects in vitro and in vivo. Anticancer, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive activities.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. It is important to note that this product is reported to be light sensitive. Store In the Dark. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in ethanol and in water (with heating)
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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- Nitric oxide & oxidative stress
This product has been referenced in:
- Lü JM et al. Molecular mechanisms and clinical applications of nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) and its derivatives: an update. Med Sci Monit 16:RA93-100 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20424564) »
- Chen Q Nordihydroguaiaretic acid analogues: their chemical synthesis and biological activities. Curr Top Med Chem 9:1636-59 (2009). Read more (PubMed: 19903157) »
- Arteaga S et al. Larrea tridentata (Creosote bush), an abundant plant of Mexican and US-American deserts and its metabolite nordihydroguaiaretic acid. J Ethnopharmacol 98:231-9 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15814253) »