Cat. No. 3683
Chemical Name: 6-(4-Chlorophenyl)imidazo[2,1-b][1,
Biological ActivityConstitutive androstane receptor (CAR) agonist (EC50 = 49 nM). Displays > 100-fold selectivity over PXR receptors and no activity at LXR, ERα, ERβ, PPAR, RAR, FXR, VDR and THR. Induces CAR nuclear translocation and expression of CYP2B6 in hepatocytes in vitro.
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Maglich et al (2003) Identification of a novel human constitutive androstane receptor (CAR) agonist and its use in the identification of CAR target genes. J.Biol.Chem. 278 17277. PMID: 12611900.
Moreau et al (2007) Constitutive androstane receptor-vitamin D receptor crosstalk: consequence on CYP24 gene expression. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 360 76.
Clen et al (2009) A single amino acid controls the functional switch of human CAR1 to the xenobiotic sensitive splicing variant CAR3. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 332 106. PMID: 19820207.
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Keywords: CITCO, supplier, Selective, CAR, agonists, Constitutive, androstane, VDR-like, receptors, Tocris Bioscience, Constitutive Androstane Receptor Agonists
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