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Ginsenoside Rf


  • Brand : BIOFRON

  • Catalogue Number : BF-G1012

  • Specification : 98%

  • CAS number : 52286-58-5

  • Formula : C42H72O14

  • Molecular Weight : 801.01

  • PUBCHEM ID : 441922

  • Volume : 10mg

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Analysis Method






Molecular Weight



White crystalline powder

Botanical Source

Panax ginseng

Structure Type



Standards;Natural Pytochemical;API




(3β,6α,12β)-3,12,20-Trihydroxydammar-24-en-6-yl 2-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranoside/Ginsenoside Rf/GinsenosideRf/β-D-Glucopyranoside, (3β,6α,12β)-3,12,20-trihydroxydammar-24-en-6-yl 2-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl-/PANAXOSIDE RF/ginsinoside Rf




1.3±0.1 g/cm3



Flash Point

505.5±34.3 °C

Boiling Point

912.3±65.0 °C at 760 mmHg

Melting Point


InChl Key

WGK Germany


HS Code Reference


Personal Projective Equipment

Correct Usage

For Reference Standard and R&D, Not for Human Use Directly.

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by the deposition of amyloid-β peptides (Aβ). Aβ accumulation leads to the formation of neurofibrillary tangles, inflammation, axonal injury, synapse loss, and neuronal apoptosis. Thus, reducing Aβ levels should exert a neuroprotective effect against AD. Ginsenoside Rf, an extract from Panax notoginseng, has potent anti-fatigue, anti-nociception, anti-oxidation, and anti-inflammation properties. However, it is unclear whether ginsenoside Rf is effective in the treatment of AD. Here, we reported that ginsenoside Rf could significantly attenuate Aβ-induced apoptosis in N2A cells, as reflected by a dramatic increase in mitochondrial membrane potential and decrease in Ca2 + concentration, reactive oxygen species, and active caspase-3 expression. Meanwhile, ginsenoside Rf could alleviate the Aβ-induced inflammation reaction, such as the decrease of interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) and active caspase-1 expression and the increase of interleukin-13. Furthermore, we also found that Rf is able to accelerate Aβ clearance and subsequently reduces Aβ level in N2A cells stably transfected with human Swedish mutant APP695 (N2A-APP). More importantly, daily Rf treatment (20 mg/kg, i.p.) throughout the experiment dramatically improved spatial learning and memory in Aβ42-induced mouse model of AD. Taken together, these results indicate that ginsenoside Rf may decrease Aβ-induced neurotoxicity and memory decline via anti-inflammatory response during AD development, suggesting that Rf may be a potential therapeutic agent for treating AD.


Alzheimer’s disease; amyloid-β; anti-inflammation; ginsenoside Rf; learning; memory


Neuroprotective Effects of Ginsenoside Rf on Amyloid-β-Induced Neurotoxicity in vitro and in vivo.


Du Y1,2, Fu M1,2, Wang YT1,2,3, Dong Z1,2.

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Ginsenoside Rf is a ginseng saponin found only in Panax ginseng that affects lipid metabolism. It also has neuroprotective and antiinflammatory properties. We previously showed that Korean Red Ginseng (KRG) inhibited the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) by hypoxia via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ). The aim of the current study was to evaluate the possibility of ginsenoside Rf as an active ingredient of KRG in the inhibition of hypoxia-induced COX-2 via PPARγ.

The effects of ginsenoside Rf on the upregulation of COX-2 by hypoxia and its antimigration effects were evaluated in A549 cells. Docking of ginsenoside Rf was performed with the PPARγ structure using Surflex-Dock in Sybyl-X 2.1.1.

PPARγ protein levels and peroxisome proliferator response element promoter activities were promoted by ginsenoside Rf. Inhibition of COX-2 expression by ginsenoside Rf was blocked by the PPARγ-specific inhibitor, T0070907. The PPARγ inhibitor also blocked the ability of ginsenoside Rf to suppress cell migration under hypoxia. The docking simulation results indicate that ginsenoside Rf binds to the active site of PPARγ.

Our results demonstrate that ginsenoside Rf inhibits hypoxia induced-COX-2 expression and cellular migration, which are dependent on PPARγ activation. These results suggest that ginsenoside Rf has an antiinflammatory effect under hypoxic conditions. Moreover, docking analysis of ginsenoside Rf into the active site of PPARγ suggests that the compound binds to PPARγ in a position similar to that of known agonists.


COX-2; PPARγ; ginsenoside Rf; hypoxia


Ginsenoside Rf inhibits cyclooxygenase-2 induction via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in A549 cells.


Song H1, Park J1, Choi K1, Lee J1, Chen J2, Park HJ2, Yu BI3, Iida M4, Rhyu MR5, Lee Y1.

Publish date

2019 Apr




Ginseng saponin has long been used as a traditional Asian medicine and is known to be effective in treating various kinds of pain. Ginsenoside Rf is one of the biologically active saponins found in ginseng. We evaluated ginsenoside Rf’s antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects, and its mechanism of action on adrenergic and serotonergic receptors, in an incisional pain model.

Mechanical hyperalgesia was induced via plantar incision in rats followed by intraperitoneal administration of increasing doses of ginsenoside Rf (vehicle, 0.5 mg/kg, 1 mg/kg, 1.5 mg/kg, and 2 mg/kg). The antinociceptive effect was also compared in a Positive Control Group that received a ketorolac (30 mg/kg) injection, and the Naïve Group, which did not undergo incision. To evaluate the mechanism of action, rats were treated with prazosin (1 mg/kg), yohimbine (2 mg/kg), or ketanserin (1 mg/kg) prior to receiving ginsenoside Rf (1.5 mg/kg). The mechanical withdrawal threshold was measured using von Frey filaments at various time points before and after ginsenoside Rf administration. To evaluate the anti-inflammatory effect, serum interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-6, and tumor necrotizing factor-α levels were measured.

Ginsenoside Rf increased the mechanical withdrawal threshold significantly, with a curvilinear dose-response curve peaking at 1.5 mg/kg. IL-1β, IL-6, and tumor necrotizing factor-α levels significantly decreased after ginsenoside Rf treatment. Ginsenoside Rf’s antinociceptive effect was reduced by yohimbine, but potentiated by prazosin and ketanserin.

Intraperitoneal ginsenoside Rf has an antinociceptive effect peaking at a dose of 1.5 mg/kg. Anti-inflammatory effects were also detected


analgesics; antiinflammatory agents; ginsenosides; pain; postoperative


Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of ginsenoside Rf in a rat model of incisional pain.


Kim MK1, Kang H1, Baek CW1, Jung YH1, Woo YC1, Choi GJ1, Shin HY1, Kim KS2.

Publish date

2018 Apr

Description :

Ginsenoside Rf is a trace component of ginseng root. Ginsenoside Rf inhibits N-type Ca2+ channel.