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Other names 12-Deoxyphorbol-13-acetate
CAS number 60857-08-1
PubChem 454217
Molecular formula C22H30O6
Molar mass 390.47 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Prostratin is a protein kinase C activator found in the bark of certain Samoan trees. Research is showing that prostratin has potential to be useful in the treatment of HIV as it flushes viral reservoirs in latently infected CD4+ T-cells.

External links

  • NAIAD chemical database
  • U.S. University Shares Drug Royalties with Samoa for Tree Gene
  • Berkeley searches for AIDS cure in a Samoan indigenous tree
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