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Withaferin A

Withaferin A is a steroidal lactone, derived from Acnistus arborescens, Withania somnifera and other members of Solanaceae family. It has been traditionally used in ayurvedic medicine. It is the first member of the withanolide class of ergostane type product to be discovered. This natural product has wide range of pharmacological activities including cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulatory, anti-angiogenesis, anti-metastasis and anti-carcinogenic properties. It is also used for treatment of ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis known as Motor Neurone Disease).Withaferin A was used to treat HEK293 cells to study its effect on cystic fibrosis inflammation.

Product Details

Category API's & Drug Standards
Cancer Research and Antivirals
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 5119-48-2
Formula C28H38O6
Molecular Weight 470.61
Purity 95.0%
Appearance off white solid
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions +4°C
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