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).
|Storage||Store at -20°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 450.61. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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
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Keywords: inhibitors inhibits TNF-α TNF-alpha-induced NF-κB NF-kappaB NF-kB activation Antioxidant anti-inflammatory Topoisomerase II Nuclear Factor Kappa B Cytokine Signaling Signalling Transcription Factors DNA Isomerases NF-kB/IkB
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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