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Synonym: 3-Decanone, 5-
CAS Number 23513-14-6
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C17H26O4
Molecular Weight 294.39
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Bioactive compound found in ginger (Zingiber officinale) with antioxidant activity, which functions as an anti-inflammatory and antitumor agent. -Gingerol down regulates proinflammatory cytokine release by macrophages. It has been shown to inhibit COX-2 expression by blocking the activation of p38 MAP kinase and NF-κB in phorbol ester-stimulated mouse skin.