Catalog Number: 4160
Alternate Names: Maxacalcitol
Chemical Name: (1R,3S,5Z)-4-Methylene-5-[(2E)-2-[(1S,3aS,7aS)-octahydro-1-[(1S)-1-(3-hydroxy-3-methylbutoxy)ethyl]-7a-methyl-4H-inden-4-ylidene]ethylidene]-1,3-cyclohexanediol
Biological Activity
Non-calcemic vitamin D3 (Cat. No. 4156) analog and VDR ligand. Suppresses parathyroid hormone (PTH) mRNA expression in vitro and in vivo. Exhibits similar effects to calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551) in osteoblast-like cells. Inhibits tumor growth of osteosarcoma in vitro in combination with all-trans retinoic acid.
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    Soluble in DMSO and in ethanol
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. 22-Oxacalcitriol suppresses secondary hyperparathyroidism without inducing low bone turnover in dogs with renal failure.
    Monier-Faugere et al.
    Kidney Int., 1999;55:821
  2. Inhibitory effects of 22-oxa-calcitriol and all-trans retinoic acid on the growth of a canine osteosarcoma derived cell-line in vivo and its pulmonary metastasis in vivo.
    Barroga et al.
    Res.Vet.Sci., 2000;68:79
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