Cat. No. 5016

Fisetin C15H10O6 [528-48-3]

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Chemical Name: 2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3,7-dihydroxy-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one

Biological Activity

Naturally occuring flavonoid and antioxidant. Inhibits PI 3-K, Akt, mTOR and Cdk6. Displays antiproliferative activity in prostate cancer cells. Shown to activate ERK; exhibits neuroprotective activity in Huntington's disease models. Also a DNMT1 inhibitor.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Adhami et al (2012) Dietary flavonoid fisetin: a novel dual inhibitor of PI3K/Akt and mTOR for prostate cancer management. Biochem.Pharmacol. 84 1277. PMID: 22842629.

Maher et al (2011) ERK activation by the polyphenols fisetin and resveratrol provides neuroprotection in multiple models of Huntington's disease. Hum.Mol.Genet. 20 261. PMID: 20952447.

Haddad et al (2010) Antiproliferative mechanisms of the flavonoids 2,2'-dihydroxychalcone and fisetin in human prostate cancer cells. Nutr.Cancer 62 668. PMID: 20574928.

Lee et al (2005) Mechanisms for the inhibition of DNA methyltransferases by tea catechins and bioflavonoids. Mol.Pharmacol. 68 1018. PMID: 16037419.

Lu et al (2005) Crystal structure of a human cyclin-dependent kinase 6 complex with a flavonol inhibitor, fisetin. J.Med.Chem. 48 737. PMID: 15689157.

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

Kim et al (2016) Fisetin stimulates autophagic degradation of phosphorylated tau via the activation of TFEB and Nrf2 transcription factors. PLoS Pathog 6 24933. PMID: 27112200.

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