Overview

  • Product name

    Protodioscin, Furostanol saponin
  • Description

    Furostanol saponin. Anticancer agent.
  • Biological description

    Furostanol saponin. Anticancer agent. Cytotoxic against numerous human cancer cell lines. Shows cardioprotective and antihyperlipidemic effects in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    55056-80-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    26-O-β-D-Glycopyranosyl-22-hydroxyfurost-5-ene-3β,26-diol-3-O-β-diglucorhamnoside
  • Molecular weight

    1049.19
  • Molecular formula

    C51H84O22
  • PubChem identifier

    441891
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water
  • Handling

    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.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC1C2C(CC3C2(CCC4C3CC=C5C4(CCC(C5)OC6C(C(C(C(O6)CO)OC7C(C(C(C(O7)C)O)O)O)O)OC8C(C(C(C(O8)C)O)O)O)C)C)OC1(CCC(C)COC9C(C(C(C(O9)CO)O)O)O)O
  • Source

    Dioscorea sinoparviflora

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Muraki E  et al. Fenugreek with reduced bitterness prevents diet-induced metabolic disorders in rats. Lipids Health Dis 11:58 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22642742) »
  • Gauthaman K  et al. Sexual effects of puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris) extract (protodioscin): an evaluation using a rat model. J Altern Complement Med 9:257-65 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12804079) »
  • Hu K & Yao X Protodioscin (NSC-698 796): its spectrum of cytotoxicity against sixty human cancer cell lines in an anticancer drug screen panel. Planta Med 68:297-301 (2002). Read more (PubMed: 11988850) »

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