HX 531

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Cat.No. 3912 - HX 531 | C29H29N3O4 | CAS No. 188844-34-0
Description: Potent RXR antagonist
Chemical Name: 4-(7,8,9,10-Tetrahydro-5,7,7,10.10-pentamethyl-2-nitro-5H-benzo[b]naphtho[2,3-e][1,4]-diazepin-12-yl)-benzoic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (7)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity

Potent RXR antagonist (IC50 = 18 nM). Promotes white and brown pre-adipocyte differentiation into white adipocytes. Also inhibits bexarotene-induced brown adipogenic reprogramming of myoblasts.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 483.56
Formula C29H29N3O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 188844-34-0
PubChem ID 11755040
Smiles CC1(C)C2=C(C=C(N(C)C(C=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=C5)=C5N=C3C4=CC=C(C(O)=O)C=C4)C3=C2)C(C)(C)CC1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 9.67 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 10.34 mL 51.7 mL 103.4 mL
1 mM 2.07 mL 10.34 mL 20.68 mL
2 mM 1.03 mL 5.17 mL 10.34 mL
10 mM 0.21 mL 1.03 mL 2.07 mL

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Ebisawa et al (1999) Retinoid X receptor-antagonistic diazepinylbenzoic acids. Chem.Pharm.Bull. 47 1778 PMID: 10748721

Alique et al (2006) Vitamin A active metabolite, all-trans retinoic acid, induces spinal cord sensitization. II. Effects after intrathecal administration. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 65 PMID: 16847438

Suzuki et al (2009) Docosahexaenoic acid induces adipose differentiation-related protein through activation of retinoid X receptor in human choriocarcinoma BeWo cells. Biol.Pharm.Bull. 32 1177 PMID: 19571381

Nie et al (2017) Brown adipogenic reprogramming induced by a small molecule. Cell Rep. 18 624 PMID: 28099842

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7 Citations for HX 531

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for HX 531 include:

Yang et al (2017) Effects of electroacupuncture and the retinoid X receptor (RXR) signalling pathway on oligodendrocyte differentiation in the demyelinated spinal cord of rats. Acupunct Med 35 122 PMID: 27841975

Wnuk et al (2016) The Crucial Involvement of Retinoid X Receptors in DDE Neurotoxicity. PLoS Biol 29 155 PMID: 26563996

Edwards et al (2019) Assessment of total, ligand-induced peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ ligand activity in serum. Environ Health 18 45 PMID: 31072366

Wnuk et al (2017) Benzophenone-3 Impairs Autophagy, Alters Epigenetic Status, and Disrupts Retinoid X Receptor Signaling in Apoptotic Neuronal Cells. Mol Neurobiol PMID: 28815487

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