Catalog Number: 3203
Chemical Name: (9β,13α,14β,20α)-3-Hydroxy-9,13-dimethyl-2-oxo-24,25,26-trinoroleana-1(10),3,5,7-tetraen-29-oic acid
Biological Activity
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Potently inhibits lipid peroxidation in mitochondria and inhibits TNF-α-induced NFκB activation. Also shown to inhibit topoisomerase II activity in vitro (IC50 = 7.41 μM).
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 75 mM in ethanol
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Apoptosis induction in HL-60 cells and inhibition of topoisomerase II by triterpene celastrol.
    Nagase et al.
    Biosci.Biotechnol.Biochem., 2003;67:1883
  2. Celastrol, a novel triterpene, potentiates TNF-induced apoptosis and suppresses invasion of tumor cells by inhibiting NF-κB-regulated gene products and TAK1-mediated NF-κB activation.
    Sethi et al.
    Blood, 2007;109:2727
  3. The triterpene celastrol as a very potent inhibitor of lipid peroxidation in mitochondria.
    Sassa et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comms., 1990;172:890

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  1. Interleukin 34: a new modulator of human and experimental inflammatory bowel disease.
    Authors: Zwicker Et al.
    Clin Sci (Lond)
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