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Budesonide | CAS No. 51333-22-3 | Glucocorticoid Receptor Compounds
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Description: Synthetic glucocorticoid; anti-inflammatory and chemopreventive

Chemical Name: (11β,16α)-16,17-[Butylidenebis(oxy)]-11,21-dihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (3)

Biological Activity

Budesonide is a synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid that displays chemopreventive activity. Prevents formation of lung adenomas and adenocarcinomas in mice following inhalation or oral administration. Reverses DNA hypomethylation and modulates expression of cancer related genes.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
Store at RT

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Background References

  1. Budesonide. A review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease.
    Spencer et al.
    Drugs, 1995;50:854
  2. Modulation by budes. of DNA methylation and mRNA expression in mouse lung tumors.
    Pereira et al.
    Int.J.Cancer, 2006;120:1150
  3. Chemoprevention of pulmonary carcinogenesis by aerosolized budes. in female A/J mice.
    Wattenberg et al.
    Cancer Res., 2007;57:5489

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