Catalogue number: T340200
Chemical name: Theaflavin
Synonyms: 1,8-Bis[(2R,3R)-3,4-dihydro-3,5,7-trihydroxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-yl]-3,4,6-trihydroxy-5H-benzocyclohepten-5-one; 3,4,6-Trihydroxy-1,8-bis(3α,5,7-trihydroxy-2α-chromanyl)-5H-benzocyclohepten-5-one; Theaflavine; (-)-Theaflavin; Theaflavin 1; [2R-[2α(2R*,3R*),3α]]-1,8-Bis(3,4-dihydro-3,5,7-trihydroxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-yl)-3,4,6-trihydroxy-5H-benzocyclohepten-5-one;
CAS Number: 4670-05-7
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₂₉H₂₄O₁₂
Appearance: Red Solid
Melting Point: >220°C (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 564.49
Storage: Amber Vial, -20˚C Freezer, Under Inert Atmosphere
Solubility: DMSO, Methanol
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aromatics, Heterocycles, Mutagenesis Research Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals,
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Theaflavin is a polyphenolic compound found in black tea. Theaflavin derivatives show anti-HIV-1 activity by targeting gp41. Theaflavin is a potent inhibitor of amyloid-β (Aβ) and α-synuclein (αS) fibrillogenesis. Theaflavin also shows potent anti-tumor and and antoxidant activities.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Grelle, G. et al.: Biochemistry, 50, 10624 (2011); Liu, S. et al.: Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1723, 270 (2005); Leone, M. et al.: Cancer, Res., 63, 8118 (2003); Letchoumy, P.V. et al.: Arch. Med. Sci., 3, 330 (2007);
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