1. Metabolic Enzyme/Protease
  2. LXR

Nagilactone B 

Cat. No.: HY-N3216 Purity: >98.0%
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Nagilactone B, extracted from the root bark of Podocarpus nagi, is a liver X receptor (LXR) agonist.

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Nagilactone B Chemical Structure

Nagilactone B Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 19891-51-1

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Description

Nagilactone B, extracted from the root bark of Podocarpus nagi, is a liver X receptor (LXR) agonist.

IC50 & Target

LXR[1]

In Vitro

RAW264.7 cells are co-incubated with oxLDL (20 μg/mL) and Nagilactone B (0.02, 0.1, and 0.5 μM) for 24 h. Oil Red O (ORO) staining reveals significant lipid accumulation and foam cell formation in RAW264.7 cells following oxLDL treatment. Nagilactone B (NLB) significantly ameliorates intracellular lipid accumulation. ORO positive areas are reduced by 30.05±7.49 (P<0.01), 47.25±5.39 (P<0.001), and 48.65±7.44% (P<0.001) in Nagilactone B (0.02, 0.1, and 0.5 μM)-treated groups, respectively. The effects of Nagilactone B are evaluated ton cholesterol efflux. Nagilactone B (0.02, 0.1, and 0.5 μM) markedly promotes cholesterol efflux to extracellular apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) and high density lipoprotein (HDL) with maximal 5.72- (P<0.05) and 2.34-fold (P<0.01), respectively[1].

In Vivo

Nagilactone B (NLB) suppresses atherosclerosis in apoE-/- mice by inducing ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) and G1 (ABCG1) mediated cholesterol efflux in macrophages. Male apoE-deficient mice on C57BL/6J background receive Nagilactone B (10 and 30 mg/kg) for 12 weeks. Compared with the model group, Nagilactone B treatment (10 and 30 mg/kg) significantly reduces en face lesions of total aorta areas. Six-week-old male apoE-/- mice on an HFD are randomized to receive Atorvastatin (10 mg/kg/day), Nagilactone B (10 and 30 mg/kg/day), or CMC-Na for 12 weeks. Mice on chow diet are administered CMC-Na as the normal diet control group. En face aortic lesion areas are evaluated with Sudan IV staining and lesion areas in the aortic sinus monitored via ORO staining. Atherosclerosis developes slowly in the normal diet group, whereas lesions in the HFD model group are significantly increased in en face aortas. Nagilactone B treatment (10 and 30 mg/kg/day) significantly reduces en face aortic lesions, compared with the HFD group by 54.96±10.06% (P<0.01), 71.50±15.37% (P<0.001) in both NLB (L) and NLB (H) groups. In particular, Nagilactone B markedly attenuates atherosclerotic plaque lesion areas in the aortic arch aorta, thoracic aorta, and abdominal aorta [P<0.01 in NLB (H) group][1].

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In Vitro: 

10 mM in DMSO

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.7443 mL 13.7216 mL 27.4431 mL
5 mM 0.5489 mL 2.7443 mL 5.4886 mL
10 mM 0.2744 mL 1.3722 mL 2.7443 mL
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References
Cell Assay
[1]

RAW264.7 cells are plated into 12-well plates at 3×105 cells per well. After 12 h, cells are co-incubated with oxLDL (20 μg/mL) with or without Nagilactone B (0.02, 0.1, 0.5 μM) in DMEM for 24 h. At the end of the treatment period, cells are washed twice with PBS, fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde, and stained by filtered 0.5% ORO. Images are obtained via DP70 microscopy from at least six randomly selected fields for each condition. Data are analysed with Image-Pro Plus 6.0 software. The ratio of foam cells is calculated as the percentage of stained to total cell area[1].

MCE has not independently confirmed the accuracy of these methods. They are for reference only.

Animal Administration
[1]

Mice[1]
ApoE-/- mice at 6 weeks of age on a C57BL/6J background are randomly divided into five groups [normal diet, model, Atorvastatin, NLB (L), and NLB (H) groups]. Atorvastatin and NLB are dissolved in CMC-Na before administered. Mice on the normal diet receive carboxymethylcellulose sodium (CMC-Na) as the negative control group. Mice on a high-fat diet (HFD) (0.15% cholesterol and 18% fat) are administered CMC-Na or Atorvastatin (10 mg/kg) or Nagilactone B [10 and 30 mg/kg, as NLB (L) and NLB (H), respectively] daily in an intragastric manner for 12 weeks. Body weight and food intake are monitored[1].

MCE has not independently confirmed the accuracy of these methods. They are for reference only.

References
Molecular Weight

364.39

Formula

C₁₉H₂₄O₇

CAS No.

19891-51-1

SMILES

C[[email protected]@]1(C2=C3)[[email protected]@]([[email protected]@]4(C[[email protected]@H](O)[[email protected]]1O)C)([H])[[email protected]@](OC4=O)([H])[[email protected]](O)C2=C(C(C)C)OC3=O

Storage
Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere

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