Docosahexaenoic acid

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Docosahexaenoic acid | CAS No. 6217-54-5 | Retinoid X Receptor Agonists
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Description: RXR agonist
Alternative Names: DHA

Chemical Name: (4Z,7Z,10Z,13Z,16Z,19Z)-4,7,10,13,16,19-Docosahexaenoic acid

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (3)
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Biological Activity

Endogenous omega-3 fatty acid. Acts as a selective retinoid X receptor (RXR) agonist that displays no activity at RAR, thyroid hormone receptor or the vitamin D receptor (VDR). Activates all three RXR isoforms. Also shown to inhibit Aβ1-42 fibrillation and toxicity in vitro.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
328.49
Formula:
C22H32O2
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
Purity:
≥98%
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
6217-54-5

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DHA
By Anonymous on 01/31/2018
Species: Mouse

DHA used to verify if cells can metabolise various lipids. No effect seen here with DHA but we would need more controls to evaluate the product itself.


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