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An anticancer agent
Catalog #: 1988
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1988-10 10 mg
1988-50 50 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name (2E, 4E)-5-(Benzo[d][1,3]-dioxol-5-yl)-N-isobutylpenta-2,4-dienamide
Appearance White solid
CAS # 5950-12-9
Molecular Formula C₁₆H₁₉NO₃
Molecular Weight 273.33
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO
InChi InChI=1S/C16H19NO3/c1-12(2)10-17-16(18)6-4-3-5-13-7-8-14-15(9-13)20-11-19-14/h3-9,12H,10-11H2,1-2H3,(H,17,18)/b5-3+,6-4+
PubChem CID 5320621
Handling Protect from light and air
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Piperlonguminine is a known alkaloid amide from peppers, including Piper divaricatum. Acts as a potent anticancer agent. Displays inhibitory effect on alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH)-induced melanogenesis in melanoma B16 cells (IC₅₀= 9.6 µM). The mode of action is through the inhibition of alpha-MSH-induced tyrosinase synthesis.

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