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Celastrol

Cat. No. 3203

Celastrol C29H38O4 [34157-83-0]

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Chemical Name: (9β,13α,14β,20α)-3-Hydroxy-9,13-dimethyl-2-oxo-24,25,26-trinoroleana-1(10),3,5,7-tetraen-29-oic acid

Biological Activity

Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Potently inhibits lipid peroxidation in mitochondria and inhibits TNF-α-induced NFκB activation. Also shown to inhibit topoisomerase II activity in vitro (IC50 = 7.41 μM).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
450.61
Formula:
C29H38O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 75 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
34157-83-0

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References

Sassa et al (1990) The triterpene celastrol as a very potent inhibitor of lipid peroxidation in mitochondria. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comms. 172 890.

Nagase et al (2003) Apoptosis induction in HL-60 cells and inhibition of topoisomerase II by triterpene celastrol. Biosci.Biotechnol.Biochem. 67 1883. PMID: 14519971.

Sethi et al (2007) Celastrol, a novel triterpene, potentiates TNF-induced apoptosis and suppresses invasion of tumor cells by inhibiting NF-κB-regulated gene products and TAK1-mediated NF-κB activation. Blood 109 2727. PMID: 17110449.

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