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Description: Induces definitive endoderm formation in mouse and human ESCs
Chemical Name: 1-[2-[(2-Carboxyphenyl)methylene]hydrazide]heptanoic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity for IDE 1

IDE 1 is an induces definitive endoderm formation in mouse and human embryonic stem cells (ESCs) (EC50 = 125 nM). Thought to activate the TGF-β signaling pathway; induces Smad2 phosphorylation and increases levels of Nodal expression.

This compound is mixture of E/Z isomers.

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Sold for research purpose under license from Harvard University.

Technical Data for IDE 1

M. Wt 306.31
Formula C15H18N2O5
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1160927-48-9
PubChem ID 66974738

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Solubility Data for IDE 1

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
2eq. NaOH 30.63 100
DMSO 30.63 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.26 mL 16.32 mL 32.65 mL
5 mM 0.65 mL 3.26 mL 6.53 mL
10 mM 0.33 mL 1.63 mL 3.26 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.33 mL 0.65 mL

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References for IDE 1

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

Borowiak et al (2009) Small molecules efficiently direct endodermal differentiation of mouse and human embryonic stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 4 348 PMID: 19341624

Zaret (2009) Using small molecules to great effect in stem cell differentiation. Cell Stem Cell 4 373 PMID: 19427285

Filby et al (2011) Stimulation of AVNA/Nodal signaling is insufficient to induce definitive endoderm formation of cord blood-derived unrestricted somatic stem cells. Stem Cell Res.Ther. 2 16 PMID: 21463501

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3 Citations for IDE 1

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for IDE 1 include:

Kearns et al (2013) Generation of organized anterior foregut epithelia from pluripotent stem cells using small molecules. J Cell Mol Med 11 1003 PMID: 23917481

Marjo et al (2018) Differences in definitive endoderm induction approaches using growth factors and small molecules. J Cell Physiol 233 3578-3589 PMID: 29044512

Xu et al (2015) Rapid and high-efficiency generation of mature functional hepatocyte-like cells from adipose-derived stem cells by a three-step protocol. Stem Cell Res 6 193 PMID: 26438426

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