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Catalog No.S2365 Synonyms: Tanshinone B
CAS No. 568-72-9
Tanshinone IIA (Tanshinone B) is the most abundant diterpene quinone in Danshen, Salviae miltiorrhizae Radix, a widely prescribed traditional herbal medicine that is used to treat cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases; A natural monoacylglycerol lipase inhibitor.
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Western blotting analysis of b-catenin, TCF3 and LEF1 levels in HT-29 cells. b-actin is the loading control.
Cancer Lett, 2017, 403:86-97. Tanshinone IIA purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Tanshinone IIA (Tanshinone B) is the most abundant diterpene quinone in Danshen, Salviae miltiorrhizae Radix, a widely prescribed traditional herbal medicine that is used to treat cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases; A natural monoacylglycerol lipase inhibitor.|
Tanshinone IIA (Tanshinone B) is the most abundant diterpene quinone in Danshen, Salviae miltiorrhizae Radix, a widely prescribed traditional herbal medicine that is used to treat cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases. Tanshinone IIA protects cardiac myocytes against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis. The in vivo protection is mediated by increased scavenging of oxygen free radicals, prevention of lipid peroxidation and upregulation of the Bcl-2/Bax ratio.  Recently, tanshinone IIA was demonstrated to induce cell death and apoptosis in a variety of tumors. 
|In vivo||LD50: Rats 25g/kg (i.g.) |
|In vitro||DMSO||5 mg/mL (16.98 mM)|
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5% DMSO+30% PEG 300+2% Tween 80+ddH2O
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