Molecular Weight(MW): 248.36
Matrine((+)-Matrine) is an alkaloid found in plants from the Sophora family, which has a variety of pharmacological effects, including anti-cancer effects, and action as a kappa opioid receptor agonist.
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|Description||Matrine((+)-Matrine) is an alkaloid found in plants from the Sophora family, which has a variety of pharmacological effects, including anti-cancer effects, and action as a kappa opioid receptor agonist.|
Matrine((+)-Matrine) is an alkaloid found in plants from the Sophora family, which has a variety of pharmacological effects, including anti-cancer effects, and action as a kappa opioid receptor agonist. Matrine significantly inhibites the growth of human non-small cell lung cancer A549 and hepatoma SMMC-7721 cells and induces apoptosis by strongly reducing the viability and the ratio of Bcl-2/Bax protein in A549 cells.  matrine may stimulate the descending dynorphinergic neuron, resulting in the stimulation of kappa-opioid receptors (KORs) in the spinal cord, and this phenomenon in turn produces the antinociception in mice. 
|In vivo||LD50: Mice 157mg/kg (i.p.) |
|In vitro||DMSO||49 mg/mL (197.29 mM)|
|Ethanol||49 mg/mL (197.29 mM)|
|Water||11 mg/mL warmed (44.29 mM)|
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