Phytoestrogen with a wide range of biological actions. Inhibits protein tyrosine kinases including epidermal growth factor receptor kinase. Also binds to PPARγ and estrogen receptors and acts as an agonist at GPER. Also available as part of the MAPK Cascade Inhibitor Tocriset™.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 270.24. 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||3.7 mL||18.5 mL||37 mL|
|5 mM||0.74 mL||3.7 mL||7.4 mL|
|10 mM||0.37 mL||1.85 mL||3.7 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.37 mL||0.74 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Akiyama et al (1987) Genistein, a specific inhibitor of tyrosine-specific protein kinases. J.Biol.Chem. 262 5592 PMID: 3106339
Dang et al (2003) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) as a molecular target for the soy phytoestrogen genistein. J.Biol.Chem. 278 962 PMID: 12421816
Linassier et al (1990) Mechanisms of action in NIH-3T3 cells of genistein, an inhibitor of EGF receptor tyrosine kinase activity. Biochem.Pharmacol. 39 187 PMID: 2153378
Migita et al (1994) Prevention of anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody-induced thymic apoptosis by protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors. J.Immunol. 153 3457 PMID: 7523495
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4 Citations for Genistein
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Genistein include:
Olianas et al (2016) The GABAB positive allosteric modulators CGP7930 and GS39783 stimulate ERK1/2 signalling in cellslacking functional GABAB receptors European Journal of Pharmacology 794 135 PMID: 27876620
Liu et al (2015) A dual role for NOTCH signaling in joint cartilage maintenance and osteoarthritis. Sci Signal 8 ra71 PMID: 26198357
Melis et al (2008) Endogenous fatty acid ethanolamides suppress nicotine-induced activation of mesolimbic dopamine neurons through nuclear receptors. J Neurosci 28 13985 PMID: 19091987
Alao et al (2006) Role of glycogen synthase kinase 3 β (GSK3β) in mediating the cytotoxic effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A (TSA) in MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Neurotox Res 5 40 PMID: 17018141
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