Adapalene

Cat. No. 2852

Adapalene C28H28O3 [106685-40-9]

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Alternative Names: CD 271, Differin

Chemical Name: 6-(4-Methoxy-3-tricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]dec-1-ylphenyl)-2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid

Biological Activity

Retinoic acid analog that is a RARβ and RARγ agonist (AC50 values are 2.2, 9.3, 22 and > 1000 nM for RARβ, RARγ, RARα and RXRα receptors respectively). Inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in colorectal cancer cell in vitro. Displays comedolytic activity.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
412.52
Formula:
C28H28O3
Solubility:
Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Store at +4°C
CAS No:
106685-40-9

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Ocker et al (2003) The synthetic retinoid adapalene inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in colorectal cancer cells in vitro. Int.J.Cancer 107 453. PMID: 14506747.

Millikan (2000) Adapalene: an update on newer comparative studies between the various retinoids. Int.J.Dermatol. 39 784. PMID: 11095202.

Shroot et al (1997) Pharmacology and chemistry of adapalene. J.Am.Acad.Dermatol. 36 S96. PMID: 9204085.

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

Dhandapani et al (2011) Retinoic acid enhances TRAIL-induced apoptosis in cancer cells by upregulating TRAIL receptor 1 expression. Drug Des Devel Ther 71 5245. PMID: 21685476.

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