EC 23

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Cat.No. 4011 - EC 23 | C23H24O2 | CAS No. 104561-41-3
Description: Synthetic retinoid; induces differentiation of stem cells
Chemical Name: 4-[2-(5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl)ethynyl)-benzoic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Citations (1)
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Literature (3)

Biological Activity

Photostable synthetic retinoid; analog of ATRA (Cat. No. 0695). Displays similar activity to ATRA when tested on the embryonal carcinoma stem cell model TERA2.cl.SP12. Potently induces neural differentiation in human pluripotent embryonic stem cells.

Licensing Information

Sold under license from Reinnervate Limited, patent pending

Technical Data

M. Wt 332.44
Formula C23H24O2
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 104561-41-3
PubChem ID 10314719
InChI Key OQVLOWLEEHYBJH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles CC1(C)C2=C(C=CC(C#CC3=CC=C(C(O)=O)C=C3)=C2)C(C)(C)CC1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 33.24 100
ethanol 1.66 5

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.01 mL 15.04 mL 30.08 mL
5 mM 0.6 mL 3.01 mL 6.02 mL
10 mM 0.3 mL 1.5 mL 3.01 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.3 mL 0.6 mL

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References

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

Barnard et al (2009) Synthetic retinoids: structure-activity relationships. Chemistry 15 11430 PMID: 19821467

Maltman et al (2009) Proteomic profiling of the stem cell response to retinoic acid and synthetic retinoid analogues: identification of major retinoid-inducible proteins. Mol.Biosyst. 5 458 PMID: 19381361


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1 Citation for EC 23

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for EC 23 include:

Santos-Ferreira et al (2019) Morpho-Rheological Fingerprinting of Rod Photoreceptors Using Real-Time Deformability Cytometry. Cytometry A PMID: 31107590


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