Usnic acid - CAS 7562-61-0
Catalog number: 7562-61-0
Not Intended for Therapeutic Use. For research use only.
Molecular Formula:
C18H16O7
Molecular Weight:
344.3
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Description:
Usnic acid, a naturally occurring dibenzofuran derivative which is found in several lichen species, possesses a wide range of interesting biological properties. Usnic acid is a potent anti-biotic effective against Gram-positive bacteria, including Pneumococcus Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, include other bacteria such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and some pathogenic fungi. Usnic acid also exhibits activities of antiviral, antiprotozoal, antimitotic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic.
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Purity:
>98%
Appearance:
Yellow powder
Synonyms:
D-2,6-Diacetyl-7,9-dihydroxy-8,9b-dimethyl-1,3(2H,9bH)-dibenzofurandione; D-Usnic acid; (+)-Usnein
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Application:
anti-tumoral; anti-viral; anti-biotic;anti-pyretic; anti-oxidative; anti-inflammatory
Quality Standard:
Enterprise Standard
Quantity:
Grams-Kilograms
Density:
1.54 g/cm3
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CAS 7562-61-0 Usnic acid

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