AM 580

Cat. No. 0760

AM 580 C22H25NO3 [102121-60-8]

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Chemical Name: 4-[(5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl)carboxamido]benzoic acid

Biological Activity

An analog of retinoic acid that acts as a selective RARα agonist (EC50 values are 0.3, 8.6 and 13 nM for RARα, RARβ and RARγ respectively). Significantly induces IL-4, IL-5 and IL-13 and inhibits IL-12 and IFNγ synthesis, and induces cell differentiation with over 7 times the activity of retinoic acid in vitro.

Technical Data

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

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Wang et al (2011) Rapid and efficient reprogramming of somatic cells to induced pluripotent stem cells by retinoic acid receptor gamma and liver receptor homolog 1. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 108 18283. PMID: 21990348.

Charton et al (2009) Novel non-carboxylic acid retinoids: 1,2,4-oxadiazol-5-one derivatives. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 19 489. PMID: 19058965.

Dawson et al (2008) The retinoic acid receptor-α mediates human T-cell activation and Th2 cytokine and chemokine production. BMC Immunol. 9 16. PMID: 18416830.

Kagechika et al (1988) Retinobenzoic acids. 1. Structure-activity relationships of aromatic amides with retinoidal activity. J.Med.Chem. 31 2182. PMID: 3184125.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for AM 580 include:

Chronopoulos et al (2016) ATRA mechanically reprograms pancreatic stellate cells to suppress matrix remodelling and inhibit cancer cell invasion Nature Communications 7 12630. PMID: 27600527.

Brigger et al (2015) Activation of RARα induces autophagy in SKBR3 breast cancer cells and depletion of key autophagy genes enhances ATRA toxicity. Mucosal Immunol 6 e1861. PMID: 26313912.

Centritto et al (2015) Cellular and molecular determinants of all-trans retinoic acid sensitivity in breast cancer: Luminal phenotype and RARα expression. Cell Death Dis 7 950. PMID: 25888236.

Sarang et al (2014) Macrophages engulfing apoptotic cells produce nonclassical retinoids to enhance their phagocytic capacity. J Immunol 192 5730. PMID: 24850721.

Johansson et al (2013) Retinoic acid receptor alpha is associated with tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer. Nat Commun 4 2175. PMID: 23868472.

DePaolo et al (2011) Co-adjuvant effects of retinoic acid and IL-15 induce inflammatory immunity to dietary antigens. Nature 471 220. PMID: 21307853.

Kang et al (2011) Complementary roles of retinoic acid and TGF-β1 in coordinated expression of mucosal integrins by T cells. Dev Biol 4 66. PMID: 20664575.

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