Product Name Balanophonin
CAS No.: 118916-57-7
Catalog No.: CFN99295
Molecular Formula: C20H20O6
Molecular Weight: 356.4 g/mol
Purity: >=98%
Type of Compound: Lignans
Physical Desc.: Powder
Targets: α-glucosidase
Source: The herbs of Balanophora japonica Makino.
Solvent: Chloroform, Dichloromethane, Ethyl Acetate, DMSO, Acetone, etc.
Price: $388/5mg
Balanophonin shows potent α-glucosidase inhibitory activity, it has antioxidant, and anti-cancer activities. (±)-Balanophonin shows significant antibacterial activity against cariogenic oral streptococci, Streptococcus mutans and S. sobrinus.
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Providing storage is as stated on the product vial and the vial is kept tightly sealed, the product can be stored for up to 24 months(2-8C).

Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20C. Generally, these will be useable for up to two weeks. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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The packaging of the product may have turned upside down during transportation, resulting in the natural compounds adhering to the neck or cap of the vial. take the vial out of its packaging and gently shake to let the compounds fall to the bottom of the vial. for liquid products, centrifuge at 200-500 RPM to gather the liquid at the bottom of the vial. try to avoid loss or contamination during handling.
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