Catalog Number: 5086
Chemical Name: 2-[[3-(Hexyloxy)-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl]methylamino]-5-pyrimidinecarboxylic acid
Biological Activity
RXR antagonist (pA2 = 7.11). Triggers dissociation of RXR tetramers. Attenuates cell proliferation and induces apoptosis in MCF-7 breast cancer cells.
Technical Data
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  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
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  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Inhibition of mammary carcinoma cell growth by RXR is mediated by the receptor's oligomeric switch.
    Yasmin et al.
    J.Mol.Biol., 2010;397:1121
  2. Novel retinoid X receptor antagonists: specific inhibition of retinoid synergism in RXR-RAR heterodimer actions.
    Takahashi et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2002;45:3327
  3. Discovery of a potent retinoid X receptor antagonist structurally closely related to RXR agonist NEt-3IBIB.
    Nakayama et al.
    J.Med.Chem.Lett, 2011;2:896

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