SKU: A180  / 
    CAS Number: 465-00-9

    Arjunolic Acid

    $216.09 - $756.32

    Arjunolic acid is a pentacyclic triterpenoid first isolated from the tropical hardwood, Terminalia arjuna, and its structure resolved by researchers at University of Nottingham, UK. Subsequently, Arjunolic Acid was found in a diverse range of hardwood species. Arjunolic Acid has antifungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, cardioprotectant and antitumor activity. Arjunolic acid stabilizes the ligand-binding domain of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α (PPARα) and increases its expression during cardiac hypertrophy. Arjunolic Acid is potentially useful in the treatment of type 1 diabetes by preventing hyperglycemia-induced activation of MAPKs, PKC, NF-kB signaling cascades.

    Molecular Formula  C30H48O5
    References

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    Bansal T e al (2017)  Arjunolic acid, a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α agonist, regresses cardiac fibrosis by inhibiting non-canonical TGF-β signaling. J. Biol. Chem. 292:16440

    Corbett RE and Bailey CR (1963)  Extractives from the New Zealand Myrtaceae. VI. Arjunolic acid from the heartwood of Metrosideros umbellate.Aust. J. Chem. 16:191

    Hemalatha T et al (2010)  Arjunolic acid: a novel phytomedicine with multifunctional therapeutic applications. Indian J. Exp. Biol. 48:238

    King FE et al (1954)  The chemistry of extractives from hardwoods. XVIII. The constitution of arjunolic acid, a triterpene from Terminalia arjuna. J. Chem. Soc. 3995