Ursolic acid

Ursolic acid

$84.00 - 1 mg

$294.00 - 5 mg

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Synonyms
(+)-Ursolic acid, Bungeolic acid, Malol, Merotaine, NSC 167406, NSC 4060, Neoage UR, Prunol, Ursolisome, Urson, β-Ursolic acid
CAS #
77-52-1
Molecular Formula
C30H48O3
Molecular Weight
456.71
Purity
>95% by HPLC
Long Term Storage
-20°C
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO.
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Application Notes

Ursolic acid is a pentacyclic triterpenoid first published over 100 years ago, present in the natural wax of various fruits and vegetables. Ursolic acid has antitumor, antidiabetic, metabolic, antiarrhythmic, anti-hyperlipidemic, antimicrobial and cardiovascular properties. Ursolic acid also possesses antiulcer and angiogenesis inhibiting properties.

References

  • Constituents of the leaves of Prunus serotina. Power F.B. & Moore C.W., Pharm. J. 1910, 84, 710.
  • Tumor inhibitory agents from Vauquelinia corymbosa (Rosaceae). Trumbull E.R. et al., J. Pharm. Sci. 1976, 65, 1407.
  • Ursolic acid derivatives for pharmaceutical use: a patent review (2012-2016). Hussain H. et al., Expert Opin. Ther. Pat. 2017, 27, 1061.

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