Raloxifene hydrochloride

Cat. No. 2280

Raloxifene hydrochloride C28H27NO4S.HCl [82640-04-8]

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Alternative Names: LY 139481, Keoxifene

Chemical Name: [6-Hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzo[b]thien-3-yl][4-[2-(1-piperidinyl)ethoxy]phenyl]-methanone hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that binds to ERα and ERβ, and tissue-dependently activates or blocks estrogen-induced transcription. Acts as an antiestrogen in breast and uterine tissue, but displays estrogen agonist activity in bone. In D12 rat hypothalamic cells, inhibits progesterone receptor induction by estrogen with an IC50 of 1 nM.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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Fitzpatrick et al (1999) Effect of estrogen agonists and antagonists on induction of progesterone receptor in a rat hypothalamic cell line. Endocrinology 140 3928. PMID: 10465261.

Bryant (2001) Mechanism of action and preclinical profile of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator. Rev.Endocr.Metab.Disord. 2 129. PMID: 11704975.

Hibner et al (2004) Effects of raloxifene hydrochloride on endometrial cancer cells in vitro. Gynecologic Oncol. 93 642.

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