Cat. No. 1964
Chemical Name: 1,1',6,6',7,7'-Hexahydroxy-3,3'-dimethy
Biological ActivityLipophilic agent derived from cottonseed. Exhibits multiple biological effects including antifertility and anticancer activity. Proapoptotic; downregulates Bcl-2 and Bcl-XL. R-enantiomer available (Cat. No. 3367).
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Vander Jagt et al (2000) Gosspyol: prototype of inhibitors targeted to dinucleotide folds. Curr.Med.Chem. 7 479. PMID: 10702620.
Coutinh (2002) Gossypol: a contraceptive for men. Contraception 65 259. PMID: 12020773.
Zhang et al (2003) Molecular mechanism of gossypol-induced cell growth inhibition and cell death of HT-29 human colon carcinoma cells. Biochem.Pharmacol. 66 93. PMID: 12818369.
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Keywords: Gossypol, supplier, Pro-apoptotic, downregulates, Bcl-2, Bcl-XL, Bax, Mcl-1, Family