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()--Lipoic acid

()--Lipoic acid

Product Details:

  • Physical Form Powder
  • Molecular Formula C8H14O2S2
  • Chemical Name Lipoic acid
  • Supply Ability : 500 Kilograms KG Per Month
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Price And Quantity

  • 10 INR
  • 1 Kilograms

Product Specifications

  • C8H14O2S2
  • Lipoic acid
  • Powder

Trade Information

  • Cash Advance (CA), Cash in Advance (CID)
  • 500 Kilograms KG Per Month
  • 2-8 Week
  • Yes
  • Sample costs shipping and taxes has to be paid by the buyer
  • Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East, Africa
  • All India

Product Description

()--Lipoic acid

  • Synonym: ()-1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, 6,8-Dithiooctanoic acid, DL--Lipoic acid, DL-6,8-Thioctic acid, Lip(S2)

    • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation): C8H14O2S2

    • Molecular Weight: 206.33

    • CAS Number: 1077-28-7

 biological source  

description   Oxidized form
assay   99% (titration)
form   powder
solubility   ethanol: soluble50 mg/mL
Gene Information   human ... ACHE(43), BCHE(590)
rat ... Adra1a(29412), Adra1b(24173), Adra1d(29413)



1, 5, 25, 50 g in poly bottle

500 mg in poly bottle

Preparation Note

()--Lipoic acid (-LA) is soluble in ethanol at 50 mg/ml


-LA can reinstate endothelial activities and alleviate oxidative stress in high-fat fed diabetic rats4. It has also been used to analyze ROS production in astrocytes5.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Antioxidant and coenzyme needed for the activity of enzyme complexes such as those of pyruvate dehydrogenase and glycine decarboxylase. Exogenous thioctic acid is reduced intracellularly by two or more enzymes. The reduced form then influences a number of cell processes by direct radical scavenging, recycling of other antioxidants, increasing glutathione synthesis, and modulating transcription factor activity particularly that of NF-B. Decreases the phagocytosis of myelin by macrophages.

Features and Benefits

This compound is also offered as part of Sigmas Library of Pharmacologically Active Compounds (LOPAC1280), a biologically annotated collection of high-quality, ready-to-screen compounds. 

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