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Curcumin

analytical standard

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Synonym(s):
(E,E)-1,7-bis(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,6-heptadiene-3,5-dione, Diferuloylmethane, Diferulylmethane, Natural Yellow 3
Linear Formula:
[HOC6H3(OCH3)CH=CHCO]2CH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
368.38
Colour Index Number:
75300
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2306965
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E100
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

13 (vs air)

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1cc(\C=C\C(=O)CC(=O)\C=C\c2ccc(O)c(OC)c2)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C21H20O6/c1-26-20-11-14(5-9-18(20)24)3-7-16(22)13-17(23)8-4-15-6-10-19(25)21(12-15)27-2/h3-12,24-25H,13H2,1-2H3/b7-3+,8-4+

InChI key

VFLDPWHFBUODDF-FCXRPNKRSA-N

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

-

technique(s)

-

technique(s)

-

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

assay

-

assay

≥80% (Curcumin), ≥94% (curcuminoid content)

assay

-

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

application(s)

metabolomics
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

application(s)

-

grade

analytical standard

grade

-

grade

-

grade

-

vapor density

13 (vs air)

vapor density

13 (vs air)

vapor density

13 (vs air)

vapor density

-

General description

Curcumin is an anti-inflammatory agent extracted from the roots of Curcuma longa Linn.

Application

Curcumin may be used as a reference standard for the determination of curcumin in rat plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography method.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A natural phenolic compound. Potent anti-tumor agent having anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Curcumin has been cited as a potential chemopreventive agent, in addition to its chemotherapeutic activity. Induces apoptosis in cancer cells and inhibits phorbol ester-induced protein kinase C (PKC) activity. Reported to inhibit production of inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood monocytes and alveolar macrophages. Potent inhibitor of EGFR tyrosine kinase and IκB kinase. Inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cycloxygenase and lipoxygenase. Easily penetrates into the cytoplasm of cells, accumulating in membranous structures such as plasma membrane, endoplasmic reticulum and nuclear envelope.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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Oxygen radical scavenging activity of curcumin.
Kunchandy E and Rao MNA
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 58(3), 237-240 (1990)
A rapid and simple HPLC method for the determination of curcumin in rat plasma: assay development, validation and application to a pharmacokinetic study of curcumin liposome.
Li J, et al.
Biomedical Chromatography, 23(11), 1201-1207 (2009)
Phase I clinical trial of curcumin, a chemopreventive agent, in patients with highrisk or pre-malignant lesions.
Hsieh CY.
Anticancer Research, 21, 2895-2900 (2001)
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