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Biological Activity for Fenretinide
Fenretinide is a synthetic retinoid agonist. Antiproliferative, antioxidant and anticancer agent with a long half-life in vivo. Apoptotic effects appear to be mediated by a mechanism distinct from that of 'classical' retinoids.
Technical Data for Fenretinide
|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 Fenretinide
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Fenretinide
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 391.55. 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||2.55 mL||12.77 mL||25.54 mL|
|5 mM||0.51 mL||2.55 mL||5.11 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.28 mL||2.55 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.51 mL|
References for Fenretinide
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Le Doze et al (2000) Pharmacokinetics of all-trans retinoic acid, 13-cis retinoic acid, and fenretinide in plasma and brain of rat. Drug Metab.Dispos. 28 205 PMID: 10640519
Takahashi (2000) Antioxidant properties of N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)retinamide (fenretinide). Biol.Pharm.Bull. 23 222 PMID: 10706389
Ulukaya and Wood (1999) Fenretinide and its relation to cancer. Cancer Treat.Rev. 25 229 PMID: 10448131
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6 Citations for Fenretinide
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Fenretinide include:
Lancaster et al (2018) Evidence that TLR4 Is Not a Receptor for Saturated Fatty Acids but Mediates Lipid-Induced Inflammation by Reprogramming Macrophage Metabolism. Cell Metab 27 1096 PMID: 29681442
Seidensaal et al (2015) Impaired aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 subfamily member 2A-dependent retinoic acid signaling is related with a mesenchymal-like phenotype and an unfavorable prognosis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Am J Pathol 14 204 PMID: 26634247
Xie et al (2019) Sphingolipid Modulation Activates Proteostasis Programs to Govern Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal. Cell Stem Cell 25 639 PMID: 31631013
Catanese et al (2019) Retinoic acid worsens ATG10-dependent autophagy impairment in TBK1-mutant hiPSC-derived motoneurons through SQSTM1/p62 accumulation. Autophagy 15 1719 PMID: 30939964
Jung et al (2017) Lipophagy prevents activity-dependent neurodegeneration due to dihydroceramide accumulation in vivo. EMBO Rep 18 1150 PMID: 28507162
Johansson et al (2013) Retinoic acid receptor alpha is associated with tamox. resistance in breast cancer. Nat Commun 4 2175 PMID: 23868472
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Fenretinide was tested to understand its induction of apoptotic cell death in B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Fenretinide at 900 mg/m2 PO BID for days 1–5 of a 7-day cycle used.
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