Cat. No. 1396

Fenretinide C26H33NO2 [65646-68-6]

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Alternative Name: 4-HPR

Chemical Name: N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)retinamide

Biological Activity

Synthetic retinoid agonist. Antiproliferative, antioxidant and anticancer agent with a long half-life in vivo. Apoptotic effects appear to be mediated by a mechanism distinct from that of 'classical' retinoids.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Le Doze et al (2000) Pharmacokinetics of all-trans retinoic acid, 13-cis retinoic acid, and fenretinide in plasma and brain of rat. Drug Metab.Dispos. 28 205. PMID: 10640519.

Takahashi (2000) Antioxidant properties of N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)retinamide (fenretinide). Biol.Pharm.Bull. 23 222. PMID: 10706389.

Ulukaya and Wood (1999) Fenretinide and its relation to cancer. Cancer Treat.Rev. 25 229. PMID: 10448131.

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

Seidensaal et al (2015) Impaired aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 subfamily member 2A-dependent retinoic acid signaling is related with a mesenchymal-like phenotype and an unfavorable prognosis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Am J Pathol 14 204. PMID: 26634247.

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

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