Cat. No. 4474
Chemical Name: (3β)-Cholest-5-ene-3,20-diol
Biological ActivityAllosteric activator of the Hedgehog signaling pathway Smoothened (Smo) oncoprotein; binds at a site distinct from the canonical cyclopamine binding site. Activates Hedgehog (Hh) signaling (EC50 ~ 3μM for induction of Hh reporter gene transcription in in NIH 3T3 cells). Induces Smo accumulation in primary cilia; also exhibits osteogenic activity and activates the liver X receptor (LXR).
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Dwyer et al (2007) Oxysterols are novel activators of the hedgehog signaling pathway in pluripotent mesenchymal cells J.Biol.Chem. 282 8959. PMID: 17200122.
Nachtergaele et al (2012) Oxysterols are allosteric activators of the oncoprotein Smoothened. Nat.Chem.Biol. 8 211. PMID: 22231273.
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Keywords: 20(S)-Hydroxycholesterol, supplier, Oxysterols, allosteric, activators, positive, modulators, Smo, smoothened, Hedgehog, signaling, pathways
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