AC 186

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Description: Potent and selective ERβ agonist; neuroprotective
Chemical Name: 4-[4,4-Difluoro-1-(2-fluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]phenol
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Pathways (1)

Biological Activity for AC 186

AC 186 is a potent and selective ERβ agonist (EC50 values are 6 and 5000 nM for ERβ and ERα respectively). Exhibits gender selective neuroprotective effects in a male rat model of Parkinson's disease. Decreases Aβ levels in combination with ACP-105 in a rat model of Alzheimer's disease.

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Technical Data for AC 186

M. Wt 306.32
Formula C18H17F3O
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1421854-16-1
PubChem ID 71245042
Smiles FC1(F)CCC(C2=C(F)C=CC=C2)(C3=CC=C(O)C=C3)CC1

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Solubility Data for AC 186

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 30.63 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for AC 186

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 306.32. 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 3.26 mL 16.32 mL 32.65 mL
5 mM 0.65 mL 3.26 mL 6.53 mL
10 mM 0.33 mL 1.63 mL 3.26 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.33 mL 0.65 mL

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References for AC 186

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

George et al (2013) Nonsteroidal selective androgen receptor modulators and selective estrogen receptor β agonists moderate cognitive deficits and amyloid-β levels in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 4 1537 PMID: 24020966

McFarland et al (2013) AC-186, a selective nonsteroidal estrogen receptor β agonist, shows gender specific neuroprotection in a Parkinson's disease rat model. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 4 1249 PMID: 23898966

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1 Citation for AC 186

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for AC 186 include:

Hanna S et al (2022) Activity of Estrogen Receptor β Agonists in Therapy-Resistant Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer. Front Oncol 12 857590 PMID: 35574319

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Pathways for AC 186

Estrogen Signaling Pathway

Estrogen Signaling Pathway

Estrogen is a steroid hormone that is responsible for the regulation of growth, differentiation and function of the reproductive system. Estrogen signaling is often dysregulated in breast cancer and osteoporosis.