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    Beta-boswellic acid
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    CAS No. 631-69-6 Price
    Catalog No.CFN90221Purity>=98%
    Molecular Weight456.70Type of CompoundTriterpenoids
    FormulaC30H48O3Physical DescriptionWhite cryst.
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    Beta-boswellic acid Description
    Source: The herbs of Boswellia carterii Birdw.
    Biological Activity or Inhibitors: 1. Beta-boswellic acid and its derivatives (the major constituents of Boswellin) have anti-carcinogenic, anti-tumor, and anti-hyperlipidemic activities.
    2. Beta-boswellic acid can significantly enhance neurite outgrowth, branching, and tubulin polymerization dynamics.
    Solvent: Chloroform, Dichloromethane, Ethyl Acetate, DMSO, Acetone, etc.
    Storage: Providing storage is as stated on the product vial and the vial is kept tightly sealed, the product can be stored for up to 24 months(2-8C).

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20C. Generally, these will be useable for up to two weeks. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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    Calculate Dilution Ratios(Only for Reference)
    1 mg 5 mg 10 mg 20 mg 25 mg
    1 mM 2.1896 mL 10.9481 mL 21.8962 mL 43.7924 mL 54.7405 mL
    5 mM 0.4379 mL 2.1896 mL 4.3792 mL 8.7585 mL 10.9481 mL
    10 mM 0.219 mL 1.0948 mL 2.1896 mL 4.3792 mL 5.4741 mL
    50 mM 0.0438 mL 0.219 mL 0.4379 mL 0.8758 mL 1.0948 mL
    100 mM 0.0219 mL 0.1095 mL 0.219 mL 0.4379 mL 0.5474 mL
    * Note: If you are in the process of experiment, it's need to make the dilution ratios of the samples. The dilution data of the sheet for your reference. Normally, it's can get a better solubility within lower of Concentrations.
    Beta-boswellic acid References Information
    Citation [1]

    BioFactors (Oxford, England)2000, 13(1-4):225-230

    Anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic activities of triterpenoid, beta-boswellic acid.[Reference: WebLink]
    Boswellin (BE), a methanol extract of the gum resin exudate of Boswellia serrata, contains naturally occurring triterpenoids, Beta-boswellic acid and its structural related derivatives, has been used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammatory and arthritic diseases. Topical application of BE to the backs of mice markedly inhibited 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA)-induced increases in skin inflammation, epidermal proliferation, the number of epidermal cell layers, and tumor promotion in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-initiated mice. Feeding 0.2% of BE in the diet to CF-1 mice for 10-24 weeks reduced the accumulation of parametrial fat pad weight under the abdomen, and inhibited azoxymethane (AOM)-induced formation of aberrant crypt foci (ACF) by 46%. Addition of pure Beta-boswellic acid, 3-O-acetyl-Beta-boswellic acid, 11-keto-Beta-boswellic acid or 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-Beta-boswellic acid to human leukemia HL-60 cell culture inhibited DNA synthesis in HL-60 cells in a dose-dependent manner with IC50 values ranging from 0.6 to 7.1 microM. These results indicate that Beta-boswellic acid and its derivatives (the major constituents of Boswellin) have anti-carcinogenic, anti-tumor, and anti-hyperlipidemic activities.
    Citation [2]

    Neurol Sci. 2010 Jun;31(3):315-20.

    The enhancement effect of beta-boswellic acid on hippocampal neurites outgrowth and branching (an in vitro study).[Pubmed: 20217445]
    Increasing evidences implicate impairment of axonal integrity in mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders. Beta-boswellic acid (BBA) is the major component of Boswellia serrata gum. This resin has long been used in Ayurveda (India's traditional medicine) to prevent amnesia. In this study, the effect of BBA was examined on neurites outgrowth and branching as well as on polymerization dynamics of tubulin. The morphometric parameters (axonal length and neuritis branching) were examined microscopically after treating the hippocampal cells with BBA. Also the assembly process of tubulin was assessed using UV/V is spectrophotometer through following of absorbance at 350 nm. The results revealed that BBA could significantly enhance neurite outgrowth, branching, and tubulin polymerization dynamics. The obtained results suggest that enhancing effect of BBA on microtubule polymerization kinetics might be the origin of increasing axonal outgrowth and branching.