Catalog Number: 3816
Chemical Name: (2β,3β,5β,11α,22R)-2,3,5,11,14,20,22-Heptahydroxycholest-7-en-6-one
Biological Activity
Ecdysone analog that acts as an inducer of ecdysone-inducible gene expression systems in mammalian cells and transgenic animals. Stimulates Bcl-XL mRNA transcription and inhibits TRAIL- and hFasL-induced apoptosis in RKO cells.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    496.63
  • Formula:
    C27H44O8
  • Solubility:
    Soluble in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >97%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    38778-30-2
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. Muristerone A-induced nerve growth factor release from genetically engineered human dermal fibroblasts for peripheral nerve tissue engineering.
    Patrick et al.
    Tissue Eng., 2001;7:303
  2. Ecdysone-inducible gene expression in mammalian cells and transgenic mice.
    No et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 1996;93:3346

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