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Cat.No. 4717 - Jervine | C27H39NO3 | CAS No. 469-59-0
Description: Inhibitor of Hedgehog (Hh) signaling; binds directly to Smo
Chemical Name: (2'R,3S,3'R,3'aS,6'S,6aS,6bS,7'aR,11aS,11bR)-2,3,3'a,4,4',5',6,6',6a,6b,7,7',7'a,8,11a,11b-hexadecahydro-3-hydroxy-3',6',10,11b-tetramethyl-Spiro[9H-benzo[a]fluorene-9,2'(3'H)-furo[3,2-b]pyridin]-11(1H)-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (5)

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of Hedgehog signaling (IC50 = 500 - 700 nM); binds directly to Smoothened (Smo). Inhibits the response of target tissues to Sonic hedgehog signaling, possibly via the sterol sensing domain of Patched. Teratogenic.

Technical Data

M. Wt 425.6
Formula C27H39NO3
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 469-59-0
PubChem ID 10098
Smiles O[C@H](C2)CC[C@@]1(C)C2=CC[C@]([C@@](CC[C@@]54O[C@@](C[C@H](C)CN6)([H])[C@]6([H])[C@H]5C)([H])C3=[C@@]4C)([H])[C@@]([H])1C3=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
ethanol 21.28 50
DMSO 8.51 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.5 mM 4.7 mL 23.5 mL 46.99 mL
2.5 mM 0.94 mL 4.7 mL 9.4 mL
5 mM 0.47 mL 2.35 mL 4.7 mL
25 mM 0.09 mL 0.47 mL 0.94 mL

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

Cooper et al (1998) Teratogen-mediated inhibition of target tissue response to Shh signaling. Science 280 1603 PMID: 9616123

Williams et al (2003) Identification of a small molecule inhibitor of the hedgehog signaling pathway: effects on basal cell carcinoma-like lesions. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 100 4616 PMID: 12679522

ten Berge et al (2001) Prx1 and Prx2 are upstream regulators of sonic hedgehog and control cell proliferation during mandibular arch morphogenesis. Development 128 2929 PMID: 11532916

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