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Biological Activity for Celastrol
Celastrol is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Potently inhibits lipid peroxidation in mitochondria and inhibits TNF-α-induced NFκB activation. Also shown to inhibit topoisomerase II activity in vitro (IC50 = 7.41 μM).
Technical Data for Celastrol
|Storage||Store 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 Celastrol
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Celastrol
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 450.61. 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||2.22 mL||11.1 mL||22.19 mL|
|5 mM||0.44 mL||2.22 mL||4.44 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.11 mL||2.22 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.44 mL|
References for Celastrol
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Nagase et al (2003) Apoptosis induction in HL-60 cells and inhibition of topoisomerase II by triterpene celastrol. Biosci.Biotechnol.Biochem. 67 1883 PMID: 14519971
Sethi et al (2007) Celastrol, a novel triterpene, potentiates TNF-induced apoptosis and suppresses invasion of tumor cells by inhibiting NF-κB-regulated gene products and TAK1-mediated NF-κB activation. Blood 109 2727 PMID: 17110449
Sassa et al (1990) The triterpene celastrol as a very potent inhibitor of lipid peroxidation in mitochondria. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comms. 172 890 PMID: 2241977
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1 Citation for Celastrol
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Celastrol include:
Zwicker et al (2015) Interleukin 34: a new modulator of human and experimental inflammatory bowel disease. Clin Sci (Lond) 129 281 PMID: 25896238
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