4-Octyl itaconate

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Description: Nrf2 activator; cell permeable
Chemical Name: 2-Methylenebutanedioic acid 4-octyl ester
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Reviews (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for 4-Octyl itaconate

4-Octyl itaconate activates Nrf2. Inhibits LPS-induced increases in IL-1β mRNA, HIF-1α and IL-10 in macrophages. Decreases cytokine production in response to LPS in mice and prolongs survival. Cell permeable.

Compound Libraries for 4-Octyl itaconate

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Technical Data for 4-Octyl itaconate

M. Wt 242.31
Formula C13H22O4
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 3133-16-2
PubChem ID 14239884

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Solubility Data for 4-Octyl itaconate

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 24.23 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for 4-Octyl itaconate

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 242.31. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.13 mL 20.63 mL 41.27 mL
5 mM 0.83 mL 4.13 mL 8.25 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.06 mL 4.13 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.83 mL

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References for 4-Octyl itaconate

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Mills et al (2018) Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1. Nature 556 113 PMID: 29590092

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2 Citations for 4-Octyl itaconate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 4-Octyl itaconate include:

Matthew A et al (2022) Itaconate and Its Derivatives Repress Early Myogenesis In Vitro and In Vivo. Front Immunol 13 748375 PMID: 35265064

Yang et al (2020) Itaconate prevents abdominal aortic aneurysm formation through inhibiting inflammation via activation of Nrf2. EBioMedicine 57 102832 PMID: 32574955

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Good product.
By Rabina Mainali on 09/22/2022
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: C2C12

In vitro treatment of C2C12 cells. The image shows the effects of dimethyl itaconate (DMI) and 4-Octyl itaconate (4-OI) on myogenesis

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