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    CAS No. 478-08-0 Price
    Catalog No.CFN80213Purity>=98%
    Molecular Weight270.05Type of CompoundAnthraquinones
    FormulaC15H10O5Physical DescriptionYellow powder
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    Calculate Dilution Ratios(Only for Reference)
    1 mg 5 mg 10 mg 20 mg 25 mg
    1 mM 3.703 mL 18.5151 mL 37.0302 mL 74.0604 mL 92.5754 mL
    5 mM 0.7406 mL 3.703 mL 7.406 mL 14.8121 mL 18.5151 mL
    10 mM 0.3703 mL 1.8515 mL 3.703 mL 7.406 mL 9.2575 mL
    50 mM 0.0741 mL 0.3703 mL 0.7406 mL 1.4812 mL 1.8515 mL
    100 mM 0.037 mL 0.1852 mL 0.3703 mL 0.7406 mL 0.9258 mL
    * Note: If you are in the process of experiment, it's need to make the dilution ratios of the samples. The dilution data of the sheet for your reference. Normally, it's can get a better solubility within lower of Concentrations.
    Lucidin References Information
    Citation [1]

    Cell Biol Toxicol. 1988 Jun;4(2):225-39.

    The genotoxicity of lucidin, a natural component of Rubia tinctorum L., and lucidinethylether, a component of ethanolic Rubia extracts.[Pubmed: 3069188]
    The genotoxic activity of Lucidin (1,3-dihydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-9,10-anthraquinone), a natural component of Rubia tinctorum L., was tested in a battery of short-term tests. The compound was mutagenic in five Salmonella typhimurium strains without metabolic activation, but the mutagenicity was increased after addition of rat liver S9 mix. In V79 cells, Lucidin was mutagenic at the hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyl transferase gene locus and active at inducing DNA single-strand breaks and DNA-protein cross-links as assayed by the alkaline elution method. Lucidin also induced DNA repair synthesis in primary rat hepatocytes and transformed C3H/M2-mouse fibroblasts in culture. We also investigated Lucidinethylether, which is formed from Lucidin by extraction of madder roots with boiling ethanol. This compound was also mutagenic in Salmonella, but only after addition of rat liver S9 mix. Lucidinethylether was weakly mutagenic to V79 cells which were cocultivated with rat hepatocytes. The compound did not induce DNA repair synthesis in hepatocytes from untreated rats, but positive results were obtained when hepatocytes from rats pretreated with phenobarbital were used. We conclude that Lucidin and its derivatives are genotoxic.