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Monascin 

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Monascin is a kind of azaphilonoid pigments extracted from Monascus pilosus-fermented rice (red-mold rice). Monascin also exhibits anti-tumor-initiating activity and anti-inflammatory activity with oral administration. Monascin inhibits the activation of NOR 1 (an NO donor).

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Monascin Chemical Structure

Monascin Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 21516-68-7

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Description

Monascin is a kind of azaphilonoid pigments extracted from Monascus pilosus-fermented rice (red-mold rice). Monascin also exhibits anti-tumor-initiating activity and anti-inflammatory activity with oral administration. Monascin inhibits the activation of NOR 1 (an NO donor)[1][2].

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Monascin (0.0025% in drinking water; mice) appears effective for the inhibition of UVB-initiated carcinogenesis on mouse skin[1].

Animal Model: SENCAR mouse using a UVB irradiation as an initiator and TPA as a promoter[1].
Dosage: 0.0025% in drinking water.
Administration: Orally daily for 2 weeks in drinking water.
Result: Reduced the number of the papillomas.
Molecular Weight

358.43

Formula

C₂₁H₂₆O₅

CAS No.

21516-68-7

SMILES

O=C([[email protected]@H]1C(CCCCC)=O)O[[email protected]]2(C)[[email protected]]1([H])CC(C=C(/C=C/C)OC3)=C3C2=O

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere.

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Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
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Purity: 99.79%

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