Discontinued Product

Fluorobexarotene (Cat. No. 4064) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: RXR agonist
Chemical Name: 2-Fluoro-4-[1-(5-,6,7,8-tetrahydro-3,5,5,8,8-pentamethyl-2-naphthalenyl)ethenyl]benzoic acid
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Fluorobexarotene

Fluorobexarotene is a RXR agonist (Ki = 12 nM; EC50 = 43 nM at RXRα receptors). Displays similar RAR agonist activity to bexarotene; exhibits an apparent RXR binding affinity 75% greater than bexarotene.

Licensing Information

Manufactured and sold under license from Arizona State University - Patent Pending

Technical Data for Fluorobexarotene

M. Wt 366.47
Formula C24H27FO2
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1190848-23-7
PubChem ID 25195496
Smiles CC(C(C(C3=CC=C(C(O)=O)C(F)=C3)=C)=C2)=CC1=C2C(C)(C)CCC(C)1C

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References for Fluorobexarotene

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Wagner et al (2009) Modeling, synthesis and biological evaluation of potential retinoid X receptor (RXR) selective agonists: novel analogues of 4-[1-(3,5,5,8,8-Pentamethyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2-naphthyl)ethynyl]benzoic acid (bexarotene). J.Med.Chem. 52 5950 PMID: 19791803

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Retinoid Receptors Scientific Review

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