Endogenous agonist for retinoic acid receptors. Promotes neurite outgrowth, cell differentiation and inhibits proliferation in a neuroblastoma cell line. Also increases protein expression levels of MYCN and retinoic acid receptor-β. Anti-inflammatory.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|ethanol||6.01||20 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 300.44. 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||3.33 mL||16.64 mL||33.28 mL|
|5 mM||0.67 mL||3.33 mL||6.66 mL|
|10 mM||0.33 mL||1.66 mL||3.33 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.33 mL||0.67 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Diamandis et al (2007) Chemical genetics reveals a complex functional ground state of neural stem cells. Nat.Chem.Biol. 3 268 PMID: 17417631
Blaner et al (2001) Cellular metabolism and actions of 13-cis-retinoic acid. J.Am.Acad.Dermatol. 45 S129 PMID: 11606944
Sonawane et al (2014) Metabolic characteristics of 13-cis-retinoic acid (isotretinoin) and anti-tumour activity of the 13-cis-retinoic acid metabolite 4-oxo-13-cis-retinoic acid in neuroblastoma. Br.J.Pharmacol. 171 5330 PMID: 25039756
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Cicero et al (2016) A High Throughput Phenotypic Screening reveals compounds that counteract premature osteogenic differentiation of HGPS iPS-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Sci Rep 6 34798 PMID: 27739443
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