Cat. No. 1494

DPN C15H13NO2 [1428-67-7]

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Alternative Name: Diarylpropionitrile

Chemical Name: 2,3-bis(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-propionitrile

Biological Activity

Highly potent estrogen ERβ receptor agonist with a 70-fold selectivity over ERα (EC50 values are 0.85 and 66 nM respectively). Relaxes mesenteric arteries in vitro. Shown to regulate expression of GluR1, GluR2 and GluR3 in rat hippocampus.

Technical Data

Soluble to 30 mM in 1eq. NaOH and to 100 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at -20°C

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Meyers et al (2001) Estrogen receptor-β potency-selective ligands: structure-activity relationship studies of diarylpropionitriles and their acetylene and polar analogues. J.Med.Chem. 44 4230. PMID: 11708925.

Harrington et al (2003) Activities of estrogen receptor alpha- and beta-selective ligands at diverse estrogen responsive gene sites mediating transactivation or transrepression. Mol.Cell.Endocrinol. 206 13. PMID: 12943986.

Montgomery et al (2003) Acute effects of oestrogen receptor subtype-specific agonists on vascular contractility. Br.J.Pharmacol. 139 1249. PMID: 12890703.

Waters et al (2009) Estrogen receptor alpha and beta specific agonists regulate expression of synaptic proteins in rat hippocampus. Brain Res. 1290 1. PMID: 19596275.

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