Berberine hemisulfate CAS: 633-66-9
MF: C20H18NO4•1/2SO4
MW: 384.4
An alkaloid compound with anti-inflammatory activity that fluoresces under ultraviolet light.

Berberine hemisulfate (CAS 633-66-9)

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Application: An alkaloid compound with anti-inflammatory activity that fluoresces under ultraviolet light
CAS Number: 633-66-9
Molecular Weight: 384.4
Molecular Formula: C20H18NO41/2SO4
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Berberine Hemisulfate is an alkaloid which exhibits relatively weak antibiotic properties, because of its efflux by multidrug resistance pumps. The antimicrobial action of berberine is potentiated by 5′-methoxyhydnocarpin, a multidrug pump inhibitor. Lowers cholesterol levels through a mechanism different from that of statins. Upregulates the expression of liver low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) resulting in improved clearance of plasma LDL cholesterol through receptor mediated endocytosis. Possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and anti-angiogenic effects. Induces apoptosis.


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Appearance :
Physical State :
Derived From :
Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae
Solubility :
50mg/ml soluble in methanol:water 2:1.
Storage :
Store at room temperature
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.

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What standard was used to determine the purity of the prduct? HPLC or other means? Thank you

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Date published: 2019-01-26
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