Muristerone A

Cat. No. 3816

Muristerone A C27H44O8 [38778-30-2]

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Chemical Name: (2β,3β,5β,11α,22R)-2,3,5,11,14,20,22-Heptahydroxycholest-7-en-6-one

Biological Activity

Ecdysone analog that acts as an inducer of ecdysone-inducible gene expression systems in mammalian cells and transgenic animals. Stimulates Bcl-XL mRNA transcription and inhibits TRAIL- and hFasL-induced apoptosis in RKO cells.

Technical Data

Soluble in DMSO
>97 %
Store at -20°C

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Bosser and Zornig (2005) Agonists of an ecdysone-inducible mammalian expression system inhibit Fas-ligand- and TRAIL-induced apoptosis in the human colon carcinoma cell line RKO. Cell Death Diff. 13 189.

Patrick et al (2001) Muristerone A-induced nerve growth factor release from genetically engineered human dermal fibroblasts for peripheral nerve tissue engineering. Tissue Eng. 7 303. PMID: 11429150.

No et al (1996) Ecdysone-inducible gene expression in mammalian cells and transgenic mice. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 93 3346.

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