Catalog Number: 3685
Chemical Name: (11β)-11,21-Dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
Biological Activity
Endogenous glucocorticoid that acts as an agonist at glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    346.46
  • Formula:
    C21H30O4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    50-22-6
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. International union of pharmacology. LXV. The pharmacology and classification of the nuclear receptor superfamily: glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid, progesterone, and androgen receptors.
    Lu et al.
    Pharmacol.Rev., 2006;58:782
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  1. Inhibition of proliferation, migration and proteolysis contribute to corticosterone-mediated inhibition of angiogenesis.
    Authors: Shikatani Et al.
    PLoS One 2012;7:e46625

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