Catalog Number: 2700
Alternate Names: MC 903
Chemical Name: (1α,3β,5Z,7E,22E,24S)-24-Cyclopropyl-9,10-secochola-5,7,10(19),22-tetraene-1,3,24-triol
Biological Activity
Vitamin D3 analog that displays minimal effects on calcium homeostasis. Regulates cell differentiation and proliferation; exhibits antiproliferative activity against human HL-60, HL60/MX2, MCF-7, T47D, SCC-25 and mouse WEHI-3 cancer cell lines.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
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    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Comparison of calcipotriol with selected metabolites and analogues of vitamin D3: effects on cell growth regulation in vitro and calcium metabolism in vivo.
    Pharmacol.Toxicol., 1993;72:240
  2. Pharmacokinetics and systemic effect on calcium homeostasis of 1α,24-dihydroxyvitamin D2 in rats.
    Knutson et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 1997;53:829
  3. Antitumor properties of diastereomeric and geometric analogs of vitamin D3.
    Wietrzyk et al.
    Anticancer Drugs, 2007;18:447

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Calcipotriol include:

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  1. TSLP is differentially regulated by vitamin D3 and cytokines in human skin.
    Authors: Landheer Et al.
    Dev Biol 2015;3:32

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