Catalog Number: 2823
Chemical Name: (17α)-Estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol
Biological Activity
Endogenous estrogen receptor ligand (Ki values are 0.2 and 1.2 nM for ERα and ERβ receptors respectively).

β-Estradiol also available.

Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Comparison of the ligand binding specificity and transcript tissue distribution of estrogen receptors α and β.
    Kuiper et al.
    Endocrinology, 1997;138:863
  2. ER-X: a novel, plasma membrane-associated, putative estrogen receptor that is regulated during development and after ischemic brain injury.
    Toran-Allerand et al.
    J.Neurosci., 2002;22:8391

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for α-Estradiol include:

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  1. Endogenous 17β-estradiol is required for activity-dependent long-term potentiation in the striatum: interaction with the dopaminergic system.
    Authors: Tozzi Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci 2015;9:192
  2. Robust network structure of the Sln1-Ypd1-Ssk1 three-component phospho-relay prevents unintended activation of the HOG MAPK pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    Authors: Dexter Et al.
    Sci Rep 2015;9:17
  3. Perturbation-based analysis and modeling of combinatorial regulation in the yeast sulfur assimilation pathway.
    Authors: McIsaac Et al.
    Mol Biol Cell 2012;23:2993

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