α-Asarone is a componant of certain essential oils and is an inhibitor of both HMG-CoA reductase (IC50 = 3 mM) and certain isoforms of the cytochrome P450 superfamily of enzymes (IC50 = 55.2 and 65.2 μg/ml for CYP2D6 and CYP3A4, respectively).
Store at room temperature
57-61° C (lit.)
296° C (lit.)
~1.0 g/cm3 (Predicted)
n20D 1.53 (Predicted)
CYP3A4: IC50 = 92.3 µM (human); CYP2D6: IC50>0.1 mM (human); 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase: IC50 = 2.49 mM (Schizosaccharomyces pombe 972h-)
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