Catalog Number: 3823
Chemical Name: 4-[5-[8-(1-Methylethyl)-4-phenyl-2-quinolinyl]-1H-pyrrolo-2-benzoic acid
Biological Activity
Antagonist of RARα receptors (IC50 = 31.2 nM). Displays selective affinity for RARα (relative IC50 values are 1.8, 432 and 535 nM for RARα, RARγ and RARβ respectively).
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Syntheses and evaluation of quinoline derivatives as novel retinoic acid receptor α antagonists.
    Kikuchi et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 2001;11:1215
  2. Impaired retinoic acid (RA) signal leads to RARβ2 epigenetic silencing and RA resistance.
    Ren et al.
    Mol.Cell.Biol., 2005;25:10591
  3. Disruption of retinoic acid receptor alpha reveals the growth promoter face of retinoic acid.
    Somenzi et al.
    PLoS ONE, 2007;9:e836

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ER 50891 include:

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  1. Cellular and molecular determinants of all-trans retinoic acid sensitivity in breast cancer: Luminal phenotype and RARα expression.
    Authors: Centritto Et al.
    J Reprod Dev 2015;7:950

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