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Cat.No. 4887 - OAC-1 | C14H11N3O | CAS No. 300586-90-7
Description: Oct4 activator; enhances iPSC reprogramming efficiency
Chemical Name: N-1H-Pyrrolo[2,3-c]pyridin-5-ylbenzamide
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Oct4 activator. Enhances and accelerates iPSC reprogramming in the presence of 4F (Oct4, Sox2, c-Myc and Klf4) by ~20-fold compared to 4F alone. Induces mRNA expression of Oct4, Sox2 and Nanog and also Tet1. Displays no effects on p53-p21 pathway or Wnt-β-catenin signaling.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 237.26
Formula C14H11N3O
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 300586-90-7
PubChem ID 789882
Smiles O=C(C3=CC=CC=C3)NC1=NC=C2C(C=CN2)=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 23.73 100
ethanol 23.73 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.21 mL 21.07 mL 42.15 mL
5 mM 0.84 mL 4.21 mL 8.43 mL
10 mM 0.42 mL 2.11 mL 4.21 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.42 mL 0.84 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Li et al (2012) Identification of Oct4-activating compounds that enhance reprogramming efficiency. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U S A 109 20853 PMID: 23213213

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Keywords: OAC1 iPSCs reprogramming factors Oct4 activators Sox2 Nanog inducers enhances accelerates Reprogramming

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