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Genipin is a natural compound extracted from the fruit of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis. Known for its unique chemical properties, Genipin has been used traditionally in Chinese medicine and is gaining attention in modern research for its anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and neuroprotective activities. With the CAS number 6902-77-8 and a purity of ≥98% as determined by HPLC, Genipin is also widely used as a natural crosslinker in biomedical applications due to its low toxicity compared to synthetic crosslinking agents.

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Product Details:

  • Product Name: Genipin
  • CAS Number: 6902-77-8
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C11H14O5
  • Molecular Weight: 226.23 g/mol
  • Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, ethanol, DMSO, and other organic solvents
  • Storage: Store at -20°C, protected from light and moisture

Features & Benefits:

  • Natural Crosslinking Agent: Offers a biocompatible alternative for the crosslinking of proteins and polysaccharides in tissue engineering and drug delivery systems.
  • Anti-inflammatory Activity: Exhibits significant anti-inflammatory effects, making it useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases.
  • Anticancer Properties: Shows potential in inhibiting the growth of various cancer cell lines.
  • Neuroprotection: Demonstrates protective effects against neurodegenerative diseases through its antioxidant properties.


  • Biomedical Engineering: Utilized as a natural crosslinker in the fabrication of biocompatible scaffolds and hydrogels.
  • Pharmaceuticals: Investigated for its therapeutic potential in treating inflammation, cancer, and neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Nutraceuticals: Incorporated into dietary supplements for its health-promoting effects.
  • Cosmetics: Used in skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.

Safety & Compliance:

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


  • Available in 20mg and 1g quantities to accommodate both research and development initiatives.
  • Securely packaged in air-tight containers to ensure stability and preserve efficacy during storage and handling.









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