Catalog Number: 2824
Alternate Names: 17 β-Estradiol
Chemical Name: (17β)-Estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol
Biological Activity
Endogenous estrogen receptor (ER) agonist (Ki values are 0.12 and 0.13 nM for ERα and ERβ respectively). Also high affinity ligand at membrane estrogen GPR30 receptors. α-Estradiol (Cat. No. 2823) also available.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 75 mM in ethanol
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Identity of an estrogen membrane receptor coupled to a G protein in human breast cancer cells.
    Thomas et al.
    Endocrinology, 2005;146:624
  2. Comparison of the ligand binding specificity and transcript tissue distribution of estrogen receptors α and β.
    Kuiper et al.
    Endocrinology, 1997;138:863

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

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  1. p130Cas over-expression impairs mammary branching morphogenesis in response to estrogen and EGF.
    Authors: Leal Et al.
    PLoS One 2012;7:e49817
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