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Ginkgolic Acid (C13:0)

Ginkgolic Acid (C13:0) is a phenolic acid compound found in Ginkgo biloba leaves and seeds, part of a group of long-chain alkylphenols known for their bioactive properties. With the CAS number 20261-38-5 and a purity of ≥98% as determined by HPLC, Ginkgolic Acid (C13:0) is studied for its antimicrobial, antifungal, and anticancer activities. Its ability to inhibit certain enzymes and signaling pathways makes it a compound of interest in pharmaceutical research, particularly in the development of novel treatments for microbial infections and cancer.

Product Details:

  • Product Name: Ginkgolic Acid (C13:0)
  • CAS Number: 20261-38-5
  • Purity: ≥98% HPLC
  • Molecular Formula: C20H30O3
  • Molecular Weight: 318.45 g/mol
  • Appearance: Light yellow to brownish-yellow oily liquid or solid (depending on temperature)
  • Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, ethanol, and other organic solvents
  • Storage: Store at -20°C, protected from light and moisture

Features & Benefits:

  • Antimicrobial and Antifungal: Exhibits potent activity against a broad spectrum of bacteria and fungi, suggesting its use in treating infections.
  • Anticancer Potential: Shows capability to inhibit the proliferation of various cancer cell lines, making it a candidate for cancer research.
  • Enzyme Inhibition: Interferes with specific enzymes and signaling pathways, offering potential therapeutic applications.
  • Natural Origin: Derived from Ginkgo biloba, combining traditional herbal medicine insights with modern pharmacological research.


  • Pharmaceuticals: Investigated for its potential in antimicrobial and anticancer drug development.
  • Nutraceuticals: Considered for inclusion in dietary supplements for its health-promoting effects.
  • Cosmetic Formulations: Potential use in skincare products for its antimicrobial properties.
  • Scientific Research: A focus of ongoing studies to further understand its pharmacological effects and therapeutic potential.

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 the handling and safety protocols of bioactive compounds.


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









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