Cat. No. 2671

Budesonide C25H34O6 [51333-22-3]

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Chemical Name: (11β,16α)-16,17-[Butylidenebis(oxy)]-11,21-dihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione

Biological Activity

Synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid that displays chemopreventive activity. Prevents formation of lung adenomas and adenocarcinomas in mice following inhalation or oral administration. Reverses DNA hypomethylation and modulates expression of cancer related genes.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Spencer et al (1995) Budesonide. A review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease. Drugs 50 854. PMID: 8586030.

Pereira et al (2006) Modulation by budesonide of DNA methylation and mRNA expression in mouse lung tumors. Int.J.Cancer 120 1150.

Wattenberg et al (2007) Chemoprevention of pulmonary carcinogenesis by aerosolized budesonide in female A/J mice. Cancer Res. 57 5489.

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