Cat. No. 4064

Fluorobexarotene C24H27FO2 [1190848-23-7]

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Chemical Name: 2-Fluoro-4-[1-(5-,6,7,8-tetrahydro-3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-2-naphthalenyl)ethenyl]benzoic acid

Biological Activity

RXR agonist (Ki = 12 nM; EC50 = 43 nM at RXRα receptors). Displays similar RAR agonist activity to bexarotene; exhibits an apparent RXR binding affinity 75% greater than bexarotene.

Licensing Information

Manufactured and sold under license from Arizona State University - Patent Pending

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
>97 %
Store at +4°C

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Wagner et al (2009) Modeling, synthesis and biological evaluation of potential retinoid X receptor (RXR) selective agonists: novel analogues of 4-[1-(3,5,5,8,8-Pentamethyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2-naphthyl)ethynyl]benzoic acid (bexarotene). J.Med.Chem. 52 5950. PMID: 19791803.

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