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Biological Activity for Resveratrol
Resveratrol is a phytoestrogen with antitumor, antioxidant, antiplatelet, anti-inflammatory and antifungal effects. Inhibits cytochrome P450 1A1 (IC50 = 23 μM) and displays mixed agonist/antagonist actions at ERα and ERβ estrogen receptors. Converted into the anticancer agent piceatannol (Cat. No. 1554) by cytochrome P450 1B1. Activates autophagy. Also activates TRPA1 in prostate cancer-associated fibroblasts. Also SIRT1 activator.
Compound Libraries for Resveratrol
Technical Data for Resveratrol
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°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.
Solubility Data for Resveratrol
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Resveratrol
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 228.25. 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||4.38 mL||21.91 mL||43.81 mL|
|5 mM||0.88 mL||4.38 mL||8.76 mL|
|10 mM||0.44 mL||2.19 mL||4.38 mL|
|50 mM||0.09 mL||0.44 mL||0.88 mL|
References for Resveratrol
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Baur and Sinclair (2006) Therapeutic potential of resveratrol: the in vivo evidence. Nat.Rev.Drug Discov. 5 493 PMID: 16732220
Bowers et al (2000) Resveratrol acts as a mixed agonist/antagonist for estrogen receptors α and β. Endocrinology 141 3657 PMID: 11014220
Chun et al (1999) Resveratrol is a selective human cytochrome P450 1A1 inhibitor. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 262 20 PMID: 10448061
Fremont (2000) Biological effects of resveratrol. Life Sci. 66 663 PMID: 10680575
Kimura et al (1985) Effects of stilbenes on arachidonate metabolism in leukocytes. Biochim.Biophys.Acta 834 275 PMID: 3922423
Baptista et al (2013) Regulation of histone H2A.Z exprsesion is mediated by sirtuin 1 in prostate cancer. Oncotarget 4 1673 PMID: 24127549
Galluzzi et al (2017) Pharmacological modulation of autophagy: therapeutic potential and persisting obstacles. Nat.Rev.Drug.Discov. PMID: 28529316
Vancauwenberghe et al (2017) Activation of mutated TRPA1 ion channel by resveratrol in human prostate cancer associated fibroblasts (CAF). Mol.Carcinog. 56 1851 PMID: 28277613
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7 Citations for Resveratrol
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Resveratrol include:
Chen et al (2014) A critical role for IF. regulatory factor 9 in cerebral ischemic stroke. J Neurosci 34 11897 PMID: 25186738
Rojas et al (2014) Astrocytes expressing mutant SOD1 and TDP43 trigger motoneuron death that is mediated via sodium channels and nitroxidative stress. Front Cell Neurosci 8 24 PMID: 24570655
Jiang and Zsombok (2014) Regulation of neurons in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus by SIRT1. Front Neurosci 7 270 PMID: 24454277
Wang et al (2013) Active Constituents from Liriope platyphylla Root against Cancer Growth In Vitro. Cancer Res 2013 857929 PMID: 23762164
Ohshiro et al (2007) Identifying the estrogen receptor coactivator PELP1 in autophagosomes. Br J Pharmacol 67 8164 PMID: 17804729
Meftahi et al (2015) Suppressive Effects of Resveratrol Treatment on The Intrinsic Evoked Excitability of CA1 Pyramidal Neurons. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 17 532 PMID: 26464825
Pacholec et al (2010) SRT1720, SRT2183, SRT1460, and resveratrol are not direct activators of SIRT1. J Biol Chem 285 8340 PMID: 20061378
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