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Description: Potent subtype-selective ligand; ERα agonist/ERβ antagonist
Chemical Name: (R,R)-5,11-Diethyl-5,6,11,12-tetrahydro-2,8-chrysenediol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (8)
Pathways (1)

Biological Activity for (R,R)-THC

(R,R)-THC is a non-steroidal, selective estrogen receptor ligand. (R,R)-THC is an agonist at ERα receptor (Ki = 9.0 nM) and antagonist at ERβ receptor (Ki = 3.6 nM).

Technical Data for (R,R)-THC

M. Wt 320.42
Formula C22H24O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 138090-06-9
PubChem ID 446849
Smiles OC3=CC=C(C(C[C@H]4CC)=C3)C2=C4C1=CC=C(O)C=C1C[C@H]2CC

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Solubility Data for (R,R)-THC

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 32.04 100
ethanol 32.04 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for (R,R)-THC

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 320.42. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.12 mL 15.6 mL 31.21 mL
5 mM 0.62 mL 3.12 mL 6.24 mL
10 mM 0.31 mL 1.56 mL 3.12 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.31 mL 0.62 mL

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8 Citations for (R,R)-THC

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R,R)-THC include:

Simpkins et al (2012) Src Inhibition with saracatinib reverses fulves. resistance in ER-positive ovarian cancer models in vitro and in vivo. Clin Cancer Res 18 5911 PMID: 22896656

Xing et al (2012) Estrogen modulates NFκB signaling by enhancing IκBα levels and blocking p65 binding at the promoters of inflammatory genes via estrogen receptor-β. PLoS One 7 e36890 PMID: 22723832

Nicholson et al (2015) Estrogen receptor-α is a key mediator and therapeutic target for bladder complications of benign prostatic hyperplasia. PLoS One 193 722 PMID: 25167991

Wang et al (2015) Bu-Shen-Ning-Xin decoction: inhibition of osteoclastogenesis by abrogation of the RANKL-induced NFATc1 and NF-κB signaling pathways via selective estrogen receptor α. Drug Des Devel Ther 9 3755 PMID: 26229438

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Pathways for (R,R)-THC

Estrogen Signaling Pathway

Estrogen Signaling Pathway

Estrogen is a steroid hormone that is responsible for the regulation of growth, differentiation and function of the reproductive system. Estrogen signaling is often dysregulated in breast cancer and osteoporosis.