nordihydroguaiaretic acid


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nordihydroguaiaretic acid

[¦nȯr·dī¦hī·drō¦gwī·ə¦red·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C18H22O4 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 184-185°C; soluble in alcohols, ether, acetone, glycerol, and propyleneglycol; used as an antioxidant in fats and oils. Abbreviated NDGA.
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Three LOX inhibitors, the non-specific inhibitor nordihydroguaiaretic acid, the 5-LOX inhibitor Rev-5901 and the 12-LOX inhibitor baicalain were all found to inhibit in vitro and in vivo growth of pancreatic cancer cell lines as well as inducing apoptosis.
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Erimos has exclusive license for nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) derivatives from The Johns Hopkins University.

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