Catalog Number: 4093
Chemical Name: 11β,17α,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
Biological Activity
Adrenal glucocorticoid released in the stress response. Increases glucose production by gluconeogenesis. Immunosuppressant and antidiuretic hormone.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Cortisol increases gluconeogenesis in humans; its role in the metabolic syndrome.
    Khani and Tayek
    Clin.Sci.(Lond), 2001;101:739
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