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Catalog No. T2995   CAS 481-74-3
Synonyms: Turkey Rhubarb, 大黄酚, 3-Methylchrysazin, Chrysophanic Acid

Chrysophanic acid is an EGFR/mTOR pathway inhibitor, which can be found in rhubarb, and sorrel.

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Description Chrysophanic acid is an EGFR/mTOR pathway inhibitor, which can be found in rhubarb, and sorrel.
In vivo Chrysophanol (CA) improves HFD-induced obesity in C57BL/6 Mice. The in vivo performance of Chrysophanol is performed in male C57BL/6J mice to determine the efficacy of administered Chrysophanol. Mice fed the HFD gained significantly more weight than those fed the standard diet mice. Furthermore, weight gain of Chrysophanol group is significantly less than with the untreated HFD. Mice in the HFD-group gained 23.92 ± 1.74 g of weight, while those in the Chrysophanol group gained 16.72±2 g of weight after 16 weeks[3].
Cell Research Chrysophanol (Chrysophanic Acid) is dissolved in DMSO and stored, and then diluted with appropriate medium before use[1]. The cells are seeded at 5×103 cells/mL in 96-well microplates and allowed to attach for 24 h. Chrysophanol (20, 50, 80 and 120 μM) is added to the medium at various concentrations up to 120 μM and for different durations. After treatment, cell cytotoxicity and/or proliferation is assessed by a Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8). Briefly, highly water-soluble tetrazolium salt, WST-8, produces an orange colored water-soluble product, formazan. The amount of formazan dye generated by dehydrogenases in cells is directly proportional to the number of living cells.CCK-8 (10 μL) is added to each well and incubated for 3 h at 37°C, then cell proliferation and cytotoxicity are assessed by measuring the absorbance at 450 nm using a microplate reader.Three replicated wells are used for each experimental condition[1].
Synonyms Turkey Rhubarb, 大黄酚, 3-Methylchrysazin, Chrysophanic Acid
Molecular Weight 254.241
Formula C15H10O4
CAS No. 481-74-3


Powder: -20°C for 3 years

In solvent: -80°C for 2 years

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H2O: <1 mg/mL

Ethanol: <1 mg/mL

DMSO: 5 mg/mL (19.66 mM), warmed

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References and Literature

1. Lee MS, et al. Phytother Res, 2011, 25(6), 833-837. 2. Semple SJ, et al. Antiviral Res, 2001, 49(3), 169-178. 3. Lim H, et al. Chrysophanic Acid Suppresses Adipogenesis and Induces Thermogenesis by Activating AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Alpha In vivo and In vitro. Front Pharmacol. 2016 Dec 8;7:476.

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