Dihydrotanshinone I

Dihydrotanshinone I
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Chemical FormulaC18H14O3
Molecular weight278.307 g/mol
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Traditional NameDihydrotanshinone I
CAS Registry Number87205-99-0


Dihydrotanshinone I (DI) is a naturally occurring compound extracted from Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge, also known as Chinese sage, red sage root, and the Chinese herbal Dan Shen. It belongs to a class of lipophilic abietane biterpenoids and has been reported to have cytotoxicity to a variety of tumor cells. Since they were first discovered, over 40 related compounds and over 50 hydrophilic compounds have been isolated from Dan Shen.


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