Cat. No. 1991
Chemical Name: 1,3-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methyl-5
Biological ActivitySelective, high affinity silent antagonist at ERα receptors. Displays > 200-fold selectivity for ERα over ERβ. Ki values are 2.7 and 1800 nM at ERα and ERβ receptors respectively.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Harrington et al (2003) Activities of estrogen receptor alpha- and beta-selective ligands at diverse responsive gene sites mediating transactivation or transrepression. Mol.Cell.Endocrinol. 206 13. PMID: 12943986.
Sun et al (2002) Antagonists selective for estrogen receptor α. Endocrinol. 143 941.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MPP dihydrochloride include:
Xing et al (2016) Direct Regulation of Aromatase B Expression by 17β-Estradiol and Dopamine D1 Receptor Agonist in Adult Radial Glial Cells. Cell Death Differ 9 504. PMID: 26793050.
Bertrand et al (2015) HIV-1 Tat and cocaine mediated synaptopathy in cortical and midbrain neurons is prevented by the isoflavone Equol. J Biol Chem 6 894. PMID: 26441850.
Gao et al (2015) Rapid responses and mechanism of action for low-dose bisphenol S on ex vivo rat hearts and isolated myocytes: evidence of female-specific proarrhythmic effects. Front Neurosci 123 571. PMID: 25723814.
Wang et al (2015) Bu-Shen-Ning-Xin decoction: inhibition of osteoclastogenesis by abrogation of the RANKL-induced NFATc1 and NF-κB signaling pathways via selective estrogen receptor α. Drug Des Devel Ther 9 3755. PMID: 26229438.
Gorelick et al (2014) Transgenic zebrafish reveal tissue-specific differences in estrogen signaling in response to environmental water samples. Environ Health Perspect 122 356. PMID: 24425189.
Koong and Watson (2014) Direct estradiol and diethylstilbestrol actions on early- versus late-stage prostate cancer cells. Prostate 74 1589. PMID: 25213831.
Cruz et al (2013) High content screening of a kinase-focused library reveals compounds broadly-active against dengue viruses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7 e2073. PMID: 23437413.
Kim et al (2013) Effects of 17β-estradiol and estrogen receptor antagonists on the proliferation of gastric cancer cell lines. J Gastric Cancer 13 172. PMID: 24156037.
Lam et al (2012) Phosphorylation of human estrogen receptor-beta at serine 105 inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion. Mol Cell Endocrinol 358 27. PMID: 22370157.
Vinnedge et al (2012) The DEK oncogene is a target of steroid hormone receptor signaling in breast cancer. Front Microbiol 7 e46985. PMID: 23071688.
Chan et al (2010) Activation of GPR30 inhibits the growth of prostate cancer cells through sustained activation of Erk1/2, c-jun/c-fos-dependent upregulation of p21, and induction of G(2) cell-cycle arrest. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 17 1511. PMID: 20203690.
Dong et al (2006) A novel estradiol/estrogen receptor α-dependent transcriptional mechanism controls expression of the human prolactin receptor. Environ Health Perspect 281 18825. PMID: 16651265.
May et al (2006) Estrogens protect pancreatic β-cells from apoptosis and prevent insulin-deficient diabetes mellitus in mice. Neuropharmacology 103 9232. PMID: 16754860.
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