As a myricetin derivative, M10 is a potent agent of anti-chronic colonic inflammation. It has better activity than myricetin in preventing azoxymethane/dextran sulfate sodium – induced ulcerative colitis. Here, we introduce a sensitive quantification method based on ultra performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of M10-H and M10-Na in Wistar rat plasma. Samples were treated with L – ascorbic acid and phosphate buffer solution to maintain stability and with acetonitrile to remove the proteins in the plasma. The supernatant was separated with BEH C18 column and eluted with ultrapure water and acetonitrile both containing 0.1% formic acid. The detection was performed by a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer with positive electrospray ionization mode in multiple reactive monitoring. This method was validated for the carryover effect, selectivity, accuracy, precision, matrix effect, stability, and recovery. A linear correlation was established between concentration and response by the calibration curves over 10-2000 ng·mL (r > 0.99). This method was applied to a pharmacokinetic study of intragastrical administration of M10-H and M10-Na in Wistar rats. In addition, the relative bioavailability of M10-H to M10-Na in Wistar rats was 60 ± 19%, calculated by the ratio of area under concentration (AUC) of M10-H to M10-Na after intragastrical administration of a single dose (100 mg·kg for M10-H and M10-Na, respectively) in Wistar rats.
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