EC 19

Discontinued Product

EC 19 (Cat. No. 5849) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Synthetic retinoid; induces differentiation of stem cells
Chemical Name: 3-[2-(5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl)ethynyl]benzoic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for EC 19

EC 19 is a synthetic analogue of all trans-retinoic acid. Promotes differentiation of human embryonal carcinoma (EC) cells primarily into epithelial-like cells, along with a small number of neurons.

Compound Libraries for EC 19

EC 19 is also offered as part of the Tocriscreen Stem Cell Library. Find out more about compound libraries available from Tocris.

Technical Data for EC 19

M. Wt 332.44
Formula C23H24O2
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1010694-08-2
PubChem ID 25111943
Smiles CC1(C)C2=C(C=CC(C#CC3=CC(C(O)=O)=CC=C3)=C2)C(C)(C)CC1

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References for EC 19

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

Christie et al (2008) Synthesis and evaluation of synthetic retinoid derivatives as inducers of stem cell differentiation. Org.Biomol.Chem. 6 3497 PMID: 19082150

Clemens et al (2013) The action of all-trans-retinoic acid (ATRA) and synthetic retinoid analogues (EC19 and EC23) on human pluripotent stem cells differentiation investigated using single cell infrared microspectroscopy. Mol.Biosyst. 9 677 PMID: 23364809

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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.