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Biological Activity for Arctigenin
Arctigenin is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative and antiviral agent. Inhibits LPS-induced iNOS expression via inhibition of IκBα phosphorylation and p65 nuclear translocation (IC50 = 10 nM). Inhibits HIV-1 replication in vitro. Also potently inhibits MKK1 (MEK1) (IC50 = 0.5 nM) and provides neuroprotection by binding to kainate receptors.
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Technical Data for Arctigenin
|Storage||Desiccate 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 Arctigenin
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|ethanol||9.31||25 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Arctigenin
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 372.42. 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|
|1 mM||2.69 mL||13.43 mL||26.85 mL|
|5 mM||0.54 mL||2.69 mL||5.37 mL|
|10 mM||0.27 mL||1.34 mL||2.69 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.27 mL||0.54 mL|
References for Arctigenin
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Cho et al (2002) Potent inhibition of lipopolysaccharide-inducible nitric oxide synthase expression by dibenzylbutyrolactone lignans through inhibition of I-κBα phosphorylation and of p65 nuclear translocation. Int.Immunopharmacol. 2 105 PMID: 11789661
Jang et al (2002) Arctigenin protects cultured cortical neurons from glutamate-induced neurodegeneration by binding to kainate receptor. J.Neurosci.Res. 68 233 PMID: 11948668
Schroder et al (1990) Differential in vitro anti-HIV activity of natural lignans. Z.Naturforsch.C. 45 1215 PMID: 1965681
Cho et al (2003) Arctigenin, a potent inhibitor of MKK1, inhibits lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-inducible nitric oxide synthase expression through inhibition of I-κBα phosphorylation and of p65 nuclear translocation. Exp.Biol.Abstr. 152.2
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2 Citations for Arctigenin
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Rycaj et al (2016) Longitudinal tracking of subpopulation dynamics and molecular changes during LNCaP cell castration and identification of inhibitors that could target the PSA-/lo castration-resistant cells. Oncotarget 7 14220 PMID: 26871947
Ogungbe et al (2014) (-) Arctigenin and (+) pinoresinol are antagonists of the human thyroid hormone receptor β. J Chem Inf Model 54 3051 PMID: 25383984
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