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Gambogic Acid

Gambogic Acid, a caged xanthone derived from the resin of Garcinia hanburyi (Gamboge tree), is recognized for its potent anticancer activities. With the CAS number 2752-65-0 and a purity of ≥98% as determined by HPLC, Gambogic Acid has garnered attention in pharmaceutical research for its ability to induce apoptosis in various cancer cells without significant toxicity to normal cells. Beyond its antitumor properties, Gambogic Acid exhibits antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects, making it a compound of significant interest in developing new therapeutic agents.

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Product Details:

  • Product Name: Gambogic Acid
  • CAS Number: 2752-65-0
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C38H44O8
  • Molecular Weight: 628.76 g/mol
  • Appearance: Brown to yellow crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in DMSO and ethanol; slightly soluble in water
  • Storage: Store at -20°C, protected from light

Features & Benefits:

  • Anticancer Activity: Demonstrates broad-spectrum antitumor effects by inducing apoptosis and inhibiting cell proliferation.
  • Selective Toxicity: Shows higher toxicity towards cancer cells compared to normal cells, offering a targeted approach to cancer therapy.
  • Anti-inflammatory Properties: Reduces inflammation, potentially beneficial in treating inflammatory diseases.
  • Antioxidant and Antimicrobial: Offers protection against oxidative stress and exhibits antimicrobial properties against various pathogens.


  • Pharmaceutical Research: Explored for its potential in anticancer drug development and as a component in combination therapies.
  • Nutraceuticals: Considered for inclusion in dietary supplements aimed at health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Cosmetic Formulations: Utilized for its antioxidant properties in skincare products to protect against environmental damage.

Safety & Compliance:

  • Manufactured under stringent quality control standards to ensure high purity and safety.
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for quality assurance.
  • Recommended for research purposes by professionals familiar with bioactive compound handling and safety protocols.


  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to accommodate both research and development needs.
  • Packaged in air-tight containers to ensure stability and extend shelf life.









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