Catalog Number: 4626
Chemical Name: (3E,4S)-3-[2-[(1R,4aS,5R,6R,8aS)-Decahydro-6-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-5,8a-dimethyl-2-methylene-1-naphthalenyl]ethylidene]dihydro-4-hydroxy-2(3H)-furanone
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of NF-κB signaling; also attenuates concanavaline-induced IFNγ production in murine T cells (IC50 = 1.7 μM). Blocks androgen receptor (AR) expression in AR-expressing C4-2 cells. Activates Nrf2 in BEAS-2B cells in response to cigarette smoke extract.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Andrographolide protects against cigarette smoke-induced oxidative lung injury via augmentation of Nrf2 activity.
    Guan et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol. [Epub ahead of print], 2012;
  2. Andrographolide targets androgen receptor pathway in castration-resistant prostate cancer.
    Liu et al.
    Genes Cancer., 2011;2:151
  3. Andrographolide inhibits IFN-gamma and IL-2 cytokine production and protects against cell apoptosis.
    Burgos et al.
    Planta.Med., 2005;71:429
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