Histone deacetylase inhibitor. Restores contextual memory in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Shown to induce pancreatic progenitor formation. Directs the differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into hepatocytes when used in combination with the cytokine Activin A. Also augments transcription factor stimulated iPSC generation.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 110.09. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||9.08 mL||45.42 mL||90.83 mL|
|5 mM||1.82 mL||9.08 mL||18.17 mL|
|10 mM||0.91 mL||4.54 mL||9.08 mL|
|50 mM||0.18 mL||0.91 mL||1.82 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Boffa et al (1978) Suppression of histone deacetylation in vivo and in vitro by sodium butyrate. J.Biol.Chem. 253 3364 PMID: 649576
Kilgore et al (2010) Inhibitors of class 1 histone deacetylases reverse contextual deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychopharmacology 35 870 PMID: 20010553
Ren et al (2010) Effects of sodium butyrate on the differentiation of pancreatic and hepatic progenitor cells from mouse embryonic stem cells. J.Cell Biochem. 109 236 PMID: 19911386
Zhou et al (2010) Differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into hepatocytes induced by a combination of cytokines and sodium butyrate. J.Cell Biochem. 109 606 PMID: 20039312
Liang et al (2010) Butyrate promotes induced pluripotent stem cell generation. J.Biol.Chem. 285 25516 PMID: 20554530
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