Corticosterone

Cat. No. 3685

Corticosterone C21H30O4 [50-22-6]

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Chemical Name: (11β)-11,21-Dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione

Biological Activity

Endogenous glucocorticoid that acts as an agonist at glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
346.46
Formula:
C21H30O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
50-22-6

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet

Lu et al (2006) International union of pharmacology. LXV. The pharmacology and classification of the nuclear receptor superfamily: glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid, progesterone, and androgen receptors. Pharmacol.Rev. 58 782. PMID: 17132855.

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

Shikatani et al (2012) Inhibition of proliferation, migration and proteolysis contribute to corticosterone-mediated inhibition of angiogenesis. PLoS One 7 e46625. PMID: 23056375.

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