Cat. No. 3819
Chemical Name: (S)-2,3-Dihydro-7-hydroxy-2-(4-hydr
Biological ActivityPotent ERβ agonist isolated from licorice root (EC50 = 36.5 nM for activation of the ERE tk-Luc reporter by ERβ in transfected U2OS cells). Displays 20-fold selectivity for ERβ; does not activate other nuclear receptors, including the androgen and glucocorticoid receptors. Displays anti-inflammatory effects.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Kim et al (2008) Anti-inflammatory effects of liquiritigenin as a consequence of the inhibition of NK-kappaB-dependent iNOS and proinflammatory cytokines production. Br.J.Pharmacol. 154 165. PMID: 18332856.
Mersereau et al (2008) Liquiritigenin is a plant-derived highly selective estrogen receptor beta agonist. Mol.Cell.Endocrinol. 283 49. PMID: 18177995.
Yahara (1984) Flavonoid glucosides from licorice. Phytochemistry 23 2108.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Liquiritigenin include:
Gong et al (2014) Transcriptomic analysis identifies gene networks regulated by estrogen receptor α (ERα) and ERβ that control distinct effects of different botanical estrogens. Nucl Recept Signal 12 e001. PMID: 25363786.
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