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Biological Activity for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
25-Hydroxycholesterol is an antiviral. Stimulates expression of miR-185 microRNA which inhibits the hepatitis C virus life cycle via inhibition of cholesterol biosynthesis and virus cell membrane fusion. Also α-crystallin (cryAB) chaperone (Kd = 10.1 μM). Blocks α-crystallin aggregation and partially reverses cataract formation by binding and stabilizing soluble forms of cryAB in vitro and in vivo.
Technical Data for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 402.65. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|0.2 mM||12.42 mL||62.09 mL||124.18 mL|
|1 mM||2.48 mL||12.42 mL||24.84 mL|
|2 mM||1.24 mL||6.21 mL||12.42 mL|
|10 mM||0.25 mL||1.24 mL||2.48 mL|
Product Datasheets for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
References for 25-Hydroxycholesterol
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Singaravelu et al (2015) MicroRNAs regulate the immunometabolic response to viral infection in the liver. Nat.Chem.Biol. 11 988 PMID: 26479438
Makley et al (2015) Pharmacological chaperone for alpha-crystallin partially restores transparency in cataract models. Science 350 674 PMID: 26542570
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