Ursolic Acid

Ursolic Acid

Synonyms 3-Hydroxy-12-ursen-28-ic acid; Triterpenoids; 3β-Hydroxy-12-ursen-28-ic acid

CAS Number: 77-52-1 Molecular Formula: C30H48O3 Molecular Weight: 456.711 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 2228563 EC Number: 201-034-0 MDL Number: MFCD00009621

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Description

Product Description

Ursolic Acid

Application Notes

Cardioprotective and anti-tumor agent.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Down-regulates MMP-2 and uPA expression in cells||Improves blood glucose; glucose tolerance; insulin tolerance; glycosylated hemoglobin; and plasma leptin levels in diabetic murine models||Induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis

Specifications
SKU 02158253-CF
Alternate Names 3-Hydroxy-12-ursen-28-ic acid; Triterpenoids; 3β-Hydroxy-12-ursen-28-ic acid
Application Notes Cardioprotective and anti-tumor agent.
Beilstein Registry Number 2228563
Biochemical Physiological Actions Triterpenoid found in a variety of fruits, including apples. Cardioprotective and anti-tumor agent. Under study as a potential Alzheimer′s disease therapeutic due to its inhibitory effect on the interactions between amyloid-β and the CD36 receptor.
EC Number 201-034-0
Format powder
Applications Down-regulates MMP-2 and uPA expression in cells||Improves blood glucose; glucose tolerance; insulin tolerance; glycosylated hemoglobin; and plasma leptin levels in diabetic murine models||Induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis
MDL # MFCD00009621
Melting Point 284 deg C
Molecular Formula C30H48O3
Molecular Weight 456.711 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Powder
Product Families Description Ursolic acid
Product Overview Ursolic Acid
Purity >97%
Solubility One part dissolves in 88 parts <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-887" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/methanol">methanol</a>, 178 alcohol, (35 boiling alcohol), 140 ether, 388 <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-6212" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/chloroform">chloroform</a>, 1675 <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-6348" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/carbon%20disulfide">carbon disulfide</a>. Moderately soluble in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-180" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/acetone">acetone</a>. Soluble in hot glacial <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-176" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/acetic%20acid">acetic acid</a> and in 2% alcoholic NaOH. Insoluble in petroleum ether.
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).Store desiccated. Protect from light.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Pressure 3.49X10-14 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)