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Natural triterpenoid that displays anti-HIV and antitumor activity. Induces the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and activates NF-κB. Also a GPBA receptor partial agonist (EC50 = 1.04 μM, efficacy 83%).
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 456.7. 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|
|0.5 mM||4.38 mL||21.9 mL||43.79 mL|
|2.5 mM||0.88 mL||4.38 mL||8.76 mL|
|5 mM||0.44 mL||2.19 mL||4.38 mL|
|25 mM||0.09 mL||0.44 mL||0.88 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Kashiwada et al (1996) Betulinic acid and dihydrobetulinic acid derivatives as potent anti-HIV agents. J.Med.Chem. 39 1016 PMID: 8676334
Fulda (2008) Betulinic acid for cancer treatment and prevention. Int.J.Mol.Sci. 9 1096 PMID: 19325847
Genet et al (2010) Structure-activity relationship study of betulinic acid, a novel and selective TGR5 agonist, and its synthetic derivatives: potential impact in diabetes. J.Med.Chem. 53 178 PMID: 19911773
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Inoue et al (2012) Dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibition potentiates amino acid- and bile acid-induced bicarbonate secretion in rat duodenum. Neurotox Res 303 G810 PMID: 22821947
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