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Contributor Information

  • Institute UJInvnt (Pty) Ltd
  • Primary citation Fulda. 2008 Jun. Int J Mol Sci. 9(6): 1096–1107. PMID: 19325847

Tool Details

  • Tool name: Betulinic Acid small molecule
  • Molecular formula: C30H48O3
  • Tool type: Small molecules
  • Tool sub-type: Inhibitor
  • Purpose: Inhibitor
  • Disease: HIV; Anti-inflammatory
  • Molecular weight of the target: 456.7
  • Description: Betulinic acid induces apoptosis through induction of changes in mitochondrial membrane potential, production of reactive oxygen species, and opening of mitochondrial permeability transition pores, resulting in the release of mitochondrial apogenic factors, activation of caspases, and DNA fragmentation
  • Research area: Cell biology
  • IUPAC: 1R,3aS,5aR,5bR,7aR,9S,11aR,11bR,13aR,13bR)-9-hydroxy-5a,5b,8,8,11a-pentamethyl-1-prop-1-en-2-yl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,7a,9,10,11,11b,12,13,13a,13b-hexadecahydrocyclopenta[a]chrysene-3a-carboxylic acid

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

  • Target molecular weight: 456.7
  • Primary target: Multiple targets

Application Details


  • Format: Dry
  • Purity: 0.98
  • Storage conditions: Store at -20C
  • Shipping conditions: Dry Ice



  •   Fulda. 2008 Jun. Int J Mol Sci. 9(6): 1096–1107. PMID: 19325847