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Biological Activity for Hydrocortisone
Hydrocortisone is an adrenal glucocorticoid released in the stress response. Increases glucose production by gluconeogenesis. Immunosuppressant and antidiuretic hormone. Used in protocols to generate retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells from PSCs.
Compound Libraries for Hydrocortisone
Technical Data for Hydrocortisone
|Storage||Store at RT|
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 Hydrocortisone
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Hydrocortisone
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 362.46. 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||2.76 mL||13.79 mL||27.59 mL|
|5 mM||0.55 mL||2.76 mL||5.52 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.38 mL||2.76 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.55 mL|
References for Hydrocortisone
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Khani and Tayek (2001) Cortisol increases gluconeogenesis in humans; its role in the metabolic syndrome. Clin.Sci.(Lond) 101 739 PMID: 11724664
Surendran et al (2022) An improved protocol for generation and characterization of human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelium cells STAR Protoc. 3 101803 PMID: 36386870
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2 Citations for Hydrocortisone
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Hydrocortisone include:
Srinivasan et al (2018) Androgen receptor expression reduces stemness characteristics of prostate cancer cells (PC3) by repression of CD44 and SOX2. J Cell Biochem PMID: 30206982
Frost et al (2017) The Use of DQ-BSA to Monitor the Turnover of Autophagy-Associated Cargo. Methods Enzymol 587 43 PMID: 28253971
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Used before always use from Tocris. Always works well in cell culture.
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