Genistein

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Cat.No. 1110 - Genistein | C15H10O5 | CAS No. 446-72-0
Description: EGFR kinase inhibitor. Also estrogen and PPARγ ligand
Chemical Name: 5,7-Dihydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Citations (4)
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Biological Activity

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™.

Compound Libraries

Genistein is also offered as part of the Tocriscreen Plus and Tocriscreen Kinase Inhibitor Toolbox I. Find out more about compound libraries available from Tocris.

Technical Data

M. Wt 270.24
Formula C15H10O5
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 446-72-0
PubChem ID 2252
InChI Key PIXJURSCCVBKRF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles OC1=CC=C(C=C1)C1=COC2=C(C(O)=CC(O)=C2)C1=O

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 100 mM in DMSO

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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

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

Merck Index 12 4395 PMID:


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Keywords: PPARγ PPARgamma ligands estrogen receptor EGFR inhibitors inhibits GPR30 agonists tyrosine kinase Estrogen Peroxisome Proliferator-activating Receptors PPAR Epidermal Growth Factors ErbB Her Receptor Tyrosine Kinases RTKs ER ERR GPER EGFR

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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