Genistein

Cat. No. 1110

Genistein C15H10O5 [446-72-0]

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Chemical Name: 5,7-Dihydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one

Biological Activity

Phytoestrogen with a wide range of biological actions. Inhibits protein tyrosine kinases including epidermal growth factor receptor kinase. Also binds to PPARγ and estrogen receptors and acts as an agonist at GPER. Also available as part of the MAPK Cascade Inhibitor Tocriset™.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
270.24
Formula:
C15H10O5
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
446-72-0

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Dang et al (2003) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) as a molecular target for the soy phytoestrogen genistein. J.Biol.Chem. 278 962. PMID: 12421816.

Migita et al (1994) Prevention of anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody-induced thymic apoptosis by protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors. J.Immunol. 153 3457. PMID: 7523495.

Linassier et al (1990) Mechanisms of action in NIH-3T3 cells of genistein, an inhibitor of EGF receptor tyrosine kinase activity. Biochem.Pharmacol. 39 187. PMID: 2153378.

Akiyama et al (1987) Genistein, a specific inhibitor of tyrosine-specific protein kinases. J.Biol.Chem. 262 5592. PMID: 3106339.

Merck Index 12 4395.

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

Liu et al (2015) A dual role for NOTCH signaling in joint cartilage maintenance and osteoarthritis. Sci Signal 8 ra71. PMID: 26198357.

Melis et al (2008) Endogenous fatty acid ethanolamides suppress nicotine-induced activation of mesolimbic dopamine neurons through nuclear receptors. J Neurosci 28 13985. PMID: 19091987.

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