Analytical standard

Synonym: (E,E)1,7-bis(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)1,6-heptadiene-3,5-dione, Diferuloylmethane, Diferulylmethane, Natural Yellow 3

CAS Number 458-37-7             Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C21H20O6            Molecular Weight 368.38


Biochemical/physiological Actions

A natural phenolic compound. Potent anti-tumor agent having anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Curcumin has been cited as a potential chemopreventive agent, in addition to its chemotherapeutic activity. Induces apoptosis in cancer cells and inhibits phorbol ester-induced protein kinase C (PKC) activity. Reported to inhibit production of inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood monocytes and alveolar macrophages. Potent inhibitor of EGFR tyrosine kinase and IκB kinase. Inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cycloxygenase and lipoxygenase. Easily penetrates into the cytoplasm of cells, accumulating in membranous structures such as plasma membrane, endoplasmic reticulum and nuclear envelope.


grade experimental
assay  ≥95.0 % (HPLC ) , 75.0%
form powder
storage temp. -20°C
color orange


Price list:

Curcumin (95%) 50 mg →102 € ( 5650000 IRR)

Curcumin (95%) 500 mg → 660 € ( 37000000  IRR)

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