HX 531

Cat. No. 3912

HX 531 C29H29N3O4 [188844-34-0]

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Chemical Name: 4-(7,8,9,10-Tetrahydro-5,7,7,10.10-pentamethyl-2-nitro-5H-benzo[b]naphtho[2,3-e][1,4]-diazepin-12-yl)-benzoic acid

Biological Activity

Potent RXR antagonist (IC50 = 18 nM). Promotes white and brown pre-adipocyte differentiation into white adipocytes. Also inhibits bexarotene-induced brown adipogenic reprogramming of myoblasts.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Nie et al (2017) Brown adipogenic reprogramming induced by a small molecule. Cell Rep. 18 624. PMID: 28099842.

Suzuki et al (2009) Docosahexaenoic acid induces adipose differentiation-related protein through activation of retinoid X receptor in human choriocarcinoma BeWo cells. Biol.Pharm.Bull. 32 1177. PMID: 19571381.

Alique et al (2006) Vitamin A active metabolite, all-trans retinoic acid, induces spinal cord sensitization. II. Effects after intrathecal administration. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 65. PMID: 16847438.

Ebisawa et al (1999) Retinoid X receptor-antagonistic diazepinylbenzoic acids. Chem.Pharm.Bull. 47 1778. PMID: 10748721.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for HX 531 include:

Nie et al (2017) Brown adipogenic reprogramming induced by a small molecule. Cell.Rep. 18 624. PMID: 28099842.

Wnuk et al (2016) The Crucial Involvement of Retinoid X Receptors in DDE Neurotoxicity. PLoS Biol 29 155. PMID: 26563996.

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