BMS 961

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Description: Selective RARγ agonist
Chemical Name: 3-Fluoro-4-[[2-hydroxy-2-(5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-5,6,7,8,-tetrahydro-2-naphthalenyl)acetyl]amino]-benzoic acid
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for BMS 961

BMS 961 is a selective RARγ agonist (EC50 values are 30 and 1000 nM at RARγ and RARβ respectively). Displays no activity at RARα receptors.

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Technical Data for BMS 961

M. Wt 399.46
Formula C23H26FNO4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 185629-22-5
PubChem ID 2418
Smiles CC1(C)C2=C(C=CC(C(O)C(NC3=CC=C(C(O)=O)C=C3F)=O)=C2)C(C)(C)CC1

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Solubility Data for BMS 961

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 39.95 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for BMS 961

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 399.46. 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 2.5 mL 12.52 mL 25.03 mL
5 mM 0.5 mL 2.5 mL 5.01 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.25 mL 2.5 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.5 mL

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References for BMS 961

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

Abu-Abed et al (1998) Mouse P450RAI (CYP26) expression and retinoic acid-inducible retinoic acid metabolism in F9 cells are regulated by retinoic acid receptor γ and retinoid X receptor α. J.Biol.Chem. 273 2409 PMID: 9442090

Taneja et al (1996) Cell-type and promoter-context dependent retinoic acid receptor (RAR) redundancies for RARβ2 and Hoxa-1 activation in F9 and P19 cells can be artefactually generated by gene knockouts. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 93 6197

Klaholz et al (2000) Enantiomer discrimination illustrated by high-resolution crystal structures of the human nuclear receptor hRARγ. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 97 6322

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3 Citations for BMS 961

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BMS 961 include:

Chronopoulos et al (2016) ATRA mechanically reprograms pancreatic stellate cells to suppress matrix remodelling and inhibit cancer cell invasion Nature Communications 7 12630 PMID: 27600527

Wang et al (2016) Effects of retinoic acid receptor-γ on the Aspergillus fumigatus induced innate immunity response in human corneal epithelial cells. Int J Ophthalmol 9 1713 PMID: 28003968

Centritto et al (2015) Cellular and molecular determinants of all-trans retinoic acid sensitivity in breast cancer: Luminal phenotype and RARα expression. PLoS Pathog 7 950 PMID: 25888236

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Retinoid Receptors Scientific Review

Retinoid Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Alexander Moise, this review summarizes the nature of retinoid receptors, their isotype and isoform variants and modulation of retinoid signaling. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.